Black leaders discuss unrest, path to economic recovery for Philly
Almost a dozen of Philadelphia’s Black civic, religious, business and political leaders gathered on a Zoom call Friday afternoon in response to the economic impact of looting and rioting following the police killing of Walter Wallace Jr.
Philly launches independent investigation of police tactics, use of force against protesters
Officials did not provide details of the cost or timeline for completing the probe. Its results will be released to the public, officials said.
Philly Mayor Kenney crafts new committee aimed to reconcile issues with ‘people of color’
In addition to exploring reforms to the criminal justice system, the committee will take on “structural violence,” including pervasive poverty, Kenney said.
Disparity in police tactics on display during third day of unrest in Philadelphia
“Tear gas was selected when it became evident at that time other options were not effective,” Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said.