Friday was May Day, International Workers Day. Fast food workers and a state senator marked the occasion in West Philadelphia, with a rally and march for a $15 minimum wage.
Dozens of people showed their sympathy for victims of attacks in and near Paris with a rally in Center City Philadelphia.
In response to anti-police protests throughout the country, there was a rally on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Friday to show support for law enforcement.
Hundreds of people turned out for a rally to support police in Northeast Philadelphia Friday night.
About 200 students marched through campus streets shouting and holding their hands in the air. At one point, the large group fell to the ground to simulate death.
City officials, school staff and the Philadelphia teachers union held an anti-violence rally outside of the troubled Bartram High School Wednesday afternoon.
The rally comes after a substitute teacher was reportedly assaulted in the hallway of Bartram High School in Kingsessing earlier this month.
Teachers, joined by parents and students, gathered outside Philadelphia school district headquarters in Spring Garden.
Dozens of protesters rallied and marched for more than two hours in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.
The Middle East conflict hits close to home as protestors rally at Love Park.
The show of support Friday was spurred by a man who was killed earlier this year on the streets of Camden.
Park officials said they rescinded all permits for special events because of the shutdown that began Tuesday.
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.
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.”