Hundreds protest peacefully in Center City, while others vandalize and loot stores in Kensington and West Philly

BY: - June 1, 2020

"Racism must come to an end. And the only way that will happen is by all races making a decision that it must happen," organizer Melissa Robbins said.


It’s not why they’re protesting. It’s why it doesn’t happen more | Monday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 1, 2020

Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. A month ago — a lifetime ago — in this space, I wrote about a hike my daughter and I took along the Appalachian Trail. And how, in the quiet of the woods, with my only child by my side, I thought about all we’d been asked to give up during […]

Pittsburghers come together to care for their city after protests turn violent

BY: - May 31, 2020

Police and security officers stood on every sidewalk; contractors cut plywood to cover over busted windowpanes, smashed out by rioters.

Live Coverage: George Floyd protests across Pennsylvania

BY: - May 31, 2020

The staff of the Capital-Star will be keeping on top of George Floyd protests across Pennsylvania this Sunday. Check back for constant updates.

As protests spread statewide, Wolf urges Pennsylvanians to ‘speak your mind and speak it with peace’

BY: - May 31, 2020

“We need to work constantly to eliminate racism,” Wolf said during a Sunday briefing, “from the smallest thought, to the biggest action."

Pittsburgh George Floyd protest ‘hijacked by small group,’ turns violent

BY: - May 31, 2020

A choreographed march of thousands -– men, women, and children of all races –- echoed through Downtown Pittsburgh. The crowd chanted “I can’t breathe” and “Whose streets? Our Streets.”

Harrisburg protest over George Floyd turns violent; Police use pepper spray on protesters

BY: and - May 30, 2020

Updated: 9:08 p.m.: Police in Harrisburg, according to PennLive, have been instructed to enforce a citywide curfew. Updated, 5:51 p.m.: The protest has moved to Market Street, per PennLive, near the Dauphin County Courthouse: Updated, 5:09 p.m., from Stephen Caruso: Protesters leave police barricade, walk down steps to street. — Stephen Caruso (@StephenJ_Caruso) May […]