Instead of honoring former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, they’re honoring Ambassador Chris Stevens and the three other victims with the Defender of Liberty Award, says member Mary Ellen Jones.
Father Anthony Sabbagh, of St. George’s Orthodox Church in Allentown, is speaking out against the violence in his native country, Syria — and that includes possible U.S. involvement.
About 70 protestors with the Syrian American Council took to Independence Mall on Friday afternoon to protest the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government on Syrian rebels.
Teachers and parents gathered on the steps of de Burgos Elementary School at 4th and Lehigh to decry school budget cuts and demand more funding.
At a City Hall rally Tuesday afternoon, members of the Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools had a simple message: “Council needs to get back to work.”
About 150 federal employees gathered in the shadow of the Liberty Bell and the Federal Building at lunchtime on Wednesday to protest the across the board federal government cuts known as sequestration.
Rallies were held around the world today including here in Philadelphia demanding an end to violence against women.
Local activist groups, students, parents and community members plan to come together Saturday afternoon to protest the recommended school closings announced on Wednesday.
Hope Brown came to look at the cross for her 25-year-old nephew Garland Banks.
A handful of people turned out Saturday morning to protest what they say is the cruel slaughter of Canada Geese along a lake in Voorhees, New Jersey.
Twenty-one workers at the Tropicana Casino and Resort who took part in a traffic-blocking protest outside the casino’s main entrance this month won’t be fired but will remain suspended for 30 days.
The Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic City is suspending workers who took part in a protest that blocked traffic Friday night near the casino’s entrance.
A group of blue-collar school employees, including bus drivers, are expected to gather in Center City today for a noontime protest at the Municipal Services Building.
The city of Chester has long observed Mother’s Day with a parade in the afternoon but, this year, the Union game forced the parade to move to Saturday instead of Mother’s Day itself.
The attorney for the Drexel University student who was arrested during a protest in Egypt says his client has been released from a Cairo prison.