Protest

North Philadelphia community members took to the streets to protest a number of injustices done by realty groups and renters in their neighborhood.
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Justin Udo
May 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Residents in North Philadelphia unite to protest renting practices. Munira Edens has moved five times in the last five years, and the North Philadelphia resident is tired of dealing with "deplorable living conditions." "I've had slum lords. I've moved in houses and I...
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Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims
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Kristen Johanson
May 08, 2019 - 5:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Philadelphia are looking into a video state Rep. Brian Sims posted, which showed him engaging with a woman who was protesting in prayer outside a Center City Planned Parenthood. Demanding an investigation, Pennsylvania Republicans have sent a letter to...
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Dozens gathered at Philadelphia City Hall to protest the notion floating around Washington D.C. of privatizing the US Postal Service.
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Steve Tawa
April 15, 2019 - 5:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- On tax filing deadline day, postal workers gathered in front of Philadelphia City Hall to put out a "Not For Sale" sign. They're opposed to a notion floated in Washington by Trump administration officials to privatize the US Postal Service. The legislative director...
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Tens of thousands of Palestinians have rallied at points near the Israeli border to mark the first anniversary of weekly protests in the Gaza Strip.
Tsafrir Abayov/AP Photo
March 31, 2019 - 3:46 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — A cease-fire deal appeared to take hold between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers on Sunday, with Israel expanding the permitted fishing zone and easing some tight restrictions on movement through its two main crossings with the Palestinian enclave. Egyptian mediators have worked in...
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Unrest continues in Pittsburgh after police officer Michael Rosfeld, who shot and killed Antwon Rose who was running away from him during a traffic stop, is acquitted in the boy's death.
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Justin Udo
March 24, 2019 - 12:57 pm
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Unrest continues in Pittsburgh after a former police offer, who shot and killed a teenager running away from him during a traffic stop, is acquitted in the teen's death. On Friday, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was found not guilty of murder...
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Philadelphia students participated in the youth climate strike at LOVE Park.
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Steve Tawa
March 15, 2019 - 4:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Teenagers skipped classes Friday to show some love for the planet. Young demonstrators from across the globe rallied for the same cause, declaring climate change a national emergency. Philadelphia students were no exception. They participated in the youth climate...
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Students attend a protest ralley of the 'Friday For Future Movement' in Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 15, 2019.
Michael Sohn/AP Photo
March 15, 2019 - 1:25 pm
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by word of mouth and social media are skipping class to protest what they see as the failures by their governments to take tough action against global warming. Friday's...
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Hadas Kuznits
February 23, 2019 - 10:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Protesters shut down Market Street, in Center City, for a brief while Saturday afternoon for a rally against United States intervention in Venezuela. Eric Barr was one of dozens of protesters against U.S. intervention. "U.S. intervention is not the answer,” he said...
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Andrew Kramer
February 22, 2019 - 8:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) - Drexel University students were distraught to learn via a letter this week that a racial slur was written on the dorm room door of an African-American student. So around 100 of those students decided to stand together against hate -- or in this case sit together --...
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Prisoners call out to protesters and family members gathers outside the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison where prisoners have been without heat, hot water, electricity and proper sanitation due to an electrical failure earlier in the week.
AP Photo/Kathy Willens
February 03, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to enter the facility Sunday, and witnesses said guards drove them back with pushes, shoves and pepper spray. A reporter and photographer for The Associated Press...
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