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City Of Philadelphia To Pay Rickia Young $2 Million In Damages For Brutal Beating During Summer Of Protest

With cops like these, who needs criminals? Source: Mark Makela / Getty The summer of 2020 was historic and the impact of the nationwide protests will reverberate for years to come. The images, the viral videos, the uprisings, the marching, and the confrontations with police have undoubtedly changed this country forever. Not to say that … Read moreCity Of Philadelphia To Pay Rickia Young $2 Million In Damages For Brutal Beating During Summer Of Protest

Can’t Tell Them Nothing: Idris Elba And Caleb McLaughlin Saddle Up Fillies In Philly For New Netflix Flick “Concrete Cowboy”

Giddy up guys! Source: Courtesy Netflix / Netflix This week Netflix offered a first look at their new film ‘Concrete Cowboy’ which is about three weeks away from premiering on the streaming platform. Source: Courtesy Netflix / Netflix The trailer hasn’t been released yet, despite the title being an Official Selection at the 2020 Toronto … Read moreCan’t Tell Them Nothing: Idris Elba And Caleb McLaughlin Saddle Up Fillies In Philly For New Netflix Flick “Concrete Cowboy”

Black Thought Says Roots Picnic 2020 Was Possibly Going To Be One…

Black Thought said that the planned performance “may have been our swan song as performers in the festival.” The Roots have been an integral part of the annual Roots Picnic, considering that it is their music festival. But according to Black Thought, this year’s festival would’ve possibly seen the group performing as part of the event … Read moreBlack Thought Says Roots Picnic 2020 Was Possibly Going To Be One…

What To Know About Walter Wallace’s Fatal Police Shooting in Philadelphia

Wallace’s death at the hands of police sparked protests on Monday evening in Philadelphia. Philadelphia police fatally shot a 27-year-old Black man, Walter Wallace on Monday afternoon. Wallace’s father, Walter Wallace Sr. told the Philadelphia Inquirer his son was on medication for mental health issues. Around 4 p.m. police said they were responding to reports … Read moreWhat To Know About Walter Wallace’s Fatal Police Shooting in Philadelphia

Whether A Pandemic Or Protest, Philly Elmo Marches On

Philly Elmo has become a beloved figure in his city. He is spreading positivity through the streets of Philadelphia, uplifting those around him while going viral in the process. When I first saw the video of the life-sized, two-stepping Elmo nonchalantly marching alongside a drumline down a Philadelphia street as a four-alarm fire erupted in … Read moreWhether A Pandemic Or Protest, Philly Elmo Marches On

Philadelphia City Council Silently Removes $33 Million From Police Department Budget

The preliminary budget was approved by Mayor Jim Kenney in a City Council meeting held late Wednesday evening. Philadelphia City Council reportedly removed $33 million that was set aside for the city’s Police Department Wednesday night.  According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Council also restored funding that Mayor Jim Kenney previously proposed cutting from affordable … Read morePhiladelphia City Council Silently Removes $33 Million From Police Department Budget

Philly Police Forcibly Remove Man From Bus For Not Wearing A Mask

Screengrab via Twitter The Philadelphia Police Department said the incident is under investigation. A viral video has surfaced of a man being forcibly removed from a SEPTA bus in Philadelphia for not wearing a mask. The video, shared on Twitter by the Philly Transit Riders Union account, appears to show four police officers pulling the … Read morePhilly Police Forcibly Remove Man From Bus For Not Wearing A Mask

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