Charter school advocates protest governor's budget proposal
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Mike DeNardo
February 06, 2020 - 1:11 pm
A few dozen charter school parents and advocates staged a protest outside the governor’s Philadelphia office, asserting their concerns that his budget proposal would allocate far less money for charter schools. Read more here.
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Despite bitter temperatures and snow, thousands attended the Women's March on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday.
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John McDevitt
January 18, 2020 - 1:51 pm
Despite the cold and snow, thousands turned out for Philadelphia's fourth Women's March along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday. Read more here.
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Protesters at PES refinery.
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Kim Glovas
January 10, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Dozens of protesters showed up outside the gates of the PES refinery in Southwest Philadelphia Friday morning just one week before an auction is held to determine a new owner for the plant, which was shuttered after explosions and a massive fire last June. Read more here.
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#OccupyPHA protestors at the Philadelphia Housing Authority headquarters.
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Cherri Gregg
December 19, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Philadelphia Housing Authority changed the signage on police cars recently, and one woman who launched a protest outside of the agency's headquarters said her advocacy is part of the reason why. Read more here.
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Protesters in Center City calling for the president's impeachment.
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Justin Udo
December 17, 2019 - 8:27 pm
As President Donald Trump faces an impeachment vote in the House Wednesday, demonstrators gathered in Center City Tuesday night calling for his impeachment. Read more here.
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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Carmela Hernandez has lived at Germantown Mennonite Church for nearly a year.
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Cherri Gregg
November 27, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Carmela Hernandez, a Mexican mother of four, will celebrate her second Thanksgiving Day in sanctuary. She is launching a new form of protest to bring attention to her case. Read more here.
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Harvard-Yale game protest
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AP News
November 25, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Officials say 42 people were charged with disorderly conduct after a protest interrupted a Saturday football game between archrivals Harvard and Yale. Read more here.
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Protesters cover with umbrellas from tear gas canister in the Kowloon area of Hong Kong, Monday, Nov. 18, 2019.
Vincent Yu/AP
AP News
November 18, 2019 - 4:13 pm
Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped overnight Tuesday in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city.
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Reflected in a motorcycle side mirror, supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro rally in support of former Bolivian President Evo Morales in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019.
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AP News
November 11, 2019 - 9:02 pm
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales said Monday he was headed for Mexico after being granted asylum there. Read more here.
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