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LGBTQ

Philly Dyke March is back for Pride Month, but a schism spawned a new event with a similar purpose and name

Philly Dyke March Pride

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Pro-Palestine protesters depart Drexel encampment following police order

Drexel Palestine Encampment

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Drexel resumes in-person classes after university calls on pro-Palestinian encampment to disband

Drexel university encampment

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Pro-Palestinian encampment set up on Drexel University campus

drexel university encampment

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Demonstration erupts at Penn after pro-Palestinian protesters attempt to occupy academic building

University of Pennsylvania Penn police

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Protesters in Center City demand Pennsylvania divest from Israel

Israel divestment protest

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Pro-Palestine protesters march through University City after Penn encampment disbandment

University City protest Penn

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Philly police disband pro-Palestine Penn encampment, arrest 33 protesters

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Education

Penn announces new safety protocols for graduation as encampment expands

Penn commencement security

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Penn encampment continues into second week after talks with administration

Penn Palestine encampment chant

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Penn interim president orders pro-Palestine protesters to end encampment

UPenn encampment statue

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Pro-Palestine protesters at Penn encampment join demonstrations occuring at other campuses

Penn Encampment Gaza

Education

Graduate student workers hold rally, accuse Penn of union-busting tactics

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Police arrest 68 at pro-Palestinian protest that blocked Philly roads

Palestine protest arrests Philly

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More than 50 arrests made after demonstration shuts down portion of I-676, police say

interstate 676 traffic protest

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Penn students interrupt board of trustees meeting with pro-Palestinian protest

Penn Palestine protest board of trustees

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Gaza ceasefire activists to march from Philadelphia to D.C. in week-long protest

Peace pilgrimage Gaza

History

Over a century before the Civil War, this radical Quaker agitated for an end to slavery

Benjamin Lay abolitionist Quaker

Social Justice

Without clearly notifying public, Penn Museum buries remains of 19 Black Philadelphians held in its collection

Penn Museum burial

Family-Friendly

Eastern State Penitentiary's new series intends to spark dialogue about incarceration and civil rights

Eastern State social justice

Demonstrations

Protesters calling for ceasefire in Gaza block westbound I-76, Spring Garden Street bridge.

gaza protest schuylkill spring garden

Higher Education

Penn president Liz Magill responds to backlash after tense congressional hearing on antisemitism

Liz Magill Penn

Government

Gov. Shapiro dines at Goldie three days after pro-Palestinian protest targeted its owner

goldie shapiro

Education

Penn President Liz Magill testifies at congressional hearing about antisemitism on college campuses

Penn Antisemitism Magill

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Flight attendants criticize American Airlines' response to colleague's 'suspicious' death in Philly hotel

Education

Penn was too slow to condemn Palestine Writes speakers who have espoused antisemitism, President Magill says

Penn Israel Palestine

Technology

Privacy advocates say the Phillies' facial recognition entrance puts their fans' data at risk

Phillies Facial Recognition

Environment

6 anti-wind farm protesters arrested for obstructing traffic in Ocean City

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Housing activists liken 76ers' arena plans to Philly's long history of displacement

Sixers arena protest

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Penn Museum abruptly closes amid protest over MOVE bombing victims' remains

MOVE Penn Museum

Celebrities

When Sinéad O'Connor refused to have the national anthem played before a concert, a Philly DJ tried to start a feud

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Starbucks workers, labor leaders rally in effort to remove coffee kiosk from Dilworth Park

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'Abbott Elementary' stars condemn studio greed at SAG rally in Philly

Sheryl Lee Ralph Lisa Ann Walter

Environment

New Jersey considers tax incentive bill to spur construction of offshore wind turbines

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Protestors greet Moms for Liberty with banned book giveaways and dance parties

Moms for Liberty protests

Controversies

Moms for Liberty event still set for Museum of the American Revolution despite outcry from staff, historians

Courts

Mistrial declared for ex-Philly cop who pepper-sprayed protesters on I-676

I-676 Pepper Spray

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Philadelphia high school students plan climate strike for Friday

student climate strike

Lawsuits

Philly reaches $9.25 million settlement in lawsuit over police response to 2020 protests

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Chinatown gets animated in campaign against 76ers arena plan with bevy of protest art on display

chinatown 76ers protest art

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Philly Starbucks workers go on three-day strike to protest coffee roaster's alleged union-busting

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Philly Starbucks workers strike on Red Cup Day, joining union's nationwide work stoppage

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