Media Coverage of August 20th Philadelphia Community March Against the Youth Curfew

On Saturday, August 20th, 2011, as part of the Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations International Day of Action Against the Wars on Africa and African People, the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement, Independent Mayoral Candidate Diop Olugbala, and Uhuru Solidarity Movement participated in a coalition-led demonstration and rally on South Street to oppose the anti-African, anti-democratic 9pm youth curfew imposed by Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter and the city.

Here is some media coverage of the mobilization:

Philadelphia Weekly Video:

Diop Olugbala Leads Anti-Curfew March Down South Street Saturday Night


Philadelphia Metro Article & Videos:

“Curfew longer, concerns aside–curfew-longer-concerns-aside


Citypaper Coverage:

Protesters challenge, not violate, curfew. Spark conversation, confusion, on South Street


Newsworks Article:

Community groups protest Philadelphia curfew


CBS 3 TV Video and Article:

Community Groups Take To South Street To Protest Philadelphia’s Crackdown On Flash Mobs


Philly Daily News Article:

Gathering tonight objects to curfew


Philly Inquirer Article:

Down with curfew, says mayoral candidate


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