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

http://blogs.philadelphiaweekly.com/phillynow/2011/08/21/diop-olugbala-leads-anti-curfew-march-down-south-street-saturday-night/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=diop-olugbala-leads-anti-curfew-march-down-south-street-saturday-night

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Philadelphia Metro Article & Videos:

“Curfew longer, concerns aside

http://www.metro.us/philadelphia/local/article/948599–curfew-longer-concerns-aside















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Citypaper Coverage:

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

http://www.citypaper.net/blogs/nakedcity/Organizers-say-plan-is-to-protest-not-violate-curfew.html

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Newsworks Article:

Community groups protest Philadelphia curfew

http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/flexicontent/item/25274-community-groups-protest-philadelphia-curfew/

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CBS 3 TV Video and Article:

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

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2011/08/21/community-groups-take-to-south-street-to-protest-philadelphias-crackdown-on-flash-mobs/

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Philly Daily News Article:

Gathering tonight objects to curfew

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/128115033.html

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Philly Inquirer Article:

Down with curfew, says mayoral candidate

http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/roundhouse/Down-with-curfew-says-mayoral-candidate-.html?cmpid=124488429



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