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Karen Calloway, principal of Kenwood Academy in Chicago, poses Tuesday, July 28, 2020, for a portrait outside the Hyde Park neighborhood campus.
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AP News
July 31, 2020 - 1:57 pm
School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality. Read more here.
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Male suspect with police flashers
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Mike Dougherty
July 15, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Police use of force is the topic of conversation Wednesday night during a virtual town hall hosted by the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutor Scott Coffina says they want to hear from anyone who has concerns about interactions with law enforcement officers. Read more here.
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Police officers and protesters clash
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KYW Staff
July 14, 2020 - 3:22 pm
Gov. Tom Wolf signed two bills into law on Tuesday that progress police reform in Pennsylvania — one of the first states to pass legislation in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. The bills establish a database of officers’ employment history and require mental health evaluations. Read more...
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Philadelphia protest
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Pat Loeb
July 08, 2020 - 3:05 pm
Hundreds of Philadelphia protesters who received citations for disorderly conduct and other minor offenses last month are off the hook. City officials have decided to waive all protest-related citations. Read more here.
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Pat Loeb
July 01, 2020 - 1:14 pm
The 2020 Made In America festival, scheduled for Labor Day weekend on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, has been rescheduled for 2021. 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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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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Christopher Columbus statue
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KYW In Depth
June 25, 2020 - 2:41 pm
Across the country, Americans are reckoning with statues of controversial figures throughout history, from Christopher Columbus to Robert E. Lee to Philadelphia’s Frank Rizzo. But this isn’t the first time in history that people have protested monuments of prominent people. KYW In Depth takes a...
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Black Lives Matter protest
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Kim Glovas
June 17, 2020 - 5:44 pm
The latest Quinnipiac University poll shows a majority of Americans believe racial discrimination is a “serious problem.” Read more here.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 17, 2020 - 4:58 pm
Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard announced Wednesday that the two Atlanta officers who responded to the incident that led to the shooting death of Rayshard Brooks would be charged.
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