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Kimberly Adams
July 03, 2020 - 12:19 pm
A group of Moorestown High School alumni are calling for a change in the school because they say issues of race and diversity are sorely lacking when it comes to curriculum. Read more here.
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July 03, 2020 - 8:26 am
Home Depot has changed the way it sells rope after a customer reported finding nooses hanging in a North Carolina store — the latest in a series of similar incidents at its stores in recent years. Read more here.
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Christy Strawser
June 29, 2020 - 10:48 am
Derek Chauvin, the officer infamously captured on video with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, faces a court hearing on June 29 along with the three officers charged with aiding and abetting Floyd’s murder.
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Pat Loeb
June 28, 2020 - 10:29 am
Police reform was among the issues Philadelphia City Council tackled at its final meeting before breaking for the summer. Read more here.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., joined by House Democrats spaced for social distancing, speaks during a news conference on the House East Front Steps on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 25, 2020.
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Mike Dougherty
June 26, 2020 - 9:26 am
The U.S. House passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act on Thursday night with a vote mostly along party lines. Only a few Republicans supported the bill. One was a Bucks County congressman. Read more here.
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Police officers arresting protesters on the Vine Street Expressway
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Mike DeNardo
June 26, 2020 - 8:14 am
A New York Times video that refuted claims by Philadelphia police that it was necessary to tear-gas protesters on the Vine Street Expressway earlier this month. Release of that video prompted an apology from the city within a day. Read more here.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 26, 2020 - 6:15 am
A new Black-owned takeout restaurant is opening in West Philadelphia — where many small businesses were looted and vandalized amid racial protests just weeks ago. Still, the owner says there’s no other community she’d rather invest in. Listen to the KYW Newsradio original podcast What’s Cooking...
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Ameera Butt
June 25, 2020 - 5:31 pm
Martin Luther King III, son of the legendary civil rights movement leader, talks George Floyd protests, police reform and racial justice, with KNX co-hosts Charles Feldman and Mike Simpson.
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I-676 protesters hit with tear gas
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Kristen Johanson
June 25, 2020 - 4:17 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw apologized for the use of tear gas on protesters who poured onto the Vine Street Expressway on June 1. Read more here.
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Keith Russell, program manager of urban conservation at Audubon Pennsylvania, lowers his binoculars while conducting a breeding bird census, at Wissahickon Valley Park Friday, June 5, 2020 in Philadelphia.
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AP News
June 23, 2020 - 12:03 pm
Christian Cooper's encounter with a white woman who targeted him in New York City's Central Park after he told her to leash her dog, which happened on the same day as George Floyd's death at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer, has been cited in nationwide protests against systemic...
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