Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Removes Statue of Frank Rizzo

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Removes Statue of Frank Rizzo

In the early hours of June 3, 2020, workers and a crane arrived at the Philadelphia City Hall to remove the 10-foot bronze statue of former Mayor Frank Rizzo, who was long associated with police brutality. After the statue of Rizzo was removed, Philadephia Mayor Jim Kenney took to Twitter: “The statue represented bigotry, hatred, […]

Pride Month Will Be Celebrated Virtually This Year

Pride Month Will Be Celebrated Virtually This Year

June 1, 2020, is the beginning of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Typically June 1 is a time of merriment. Rainbows and glitter usually fill the air, however, this is not the case this year. With COVID-19 still a concern and now the rioting from people protesting the death of George Floyd, celebrating seems to be out […]