Philadelphia Officials To Seek Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi PlazaMayor Jim Kenney announced Wednesday the city will ask the Philadelphia Art Commission to approve the removal of the statue on July 22.
Philadelphia DA Charges Man For Allegedly Assaulting Photographer At Marconi Plaza, Suggests Police Not Applying Law EquallyDistrict Attorney Larry Krasner says there's ben an "unequal application of the law" by the police during demonstrations at Marconi Plaza.
Historical Statues, Street Names Center Of Debate In Philadelphia As Black Live Matters Protests Continue For 4th Straight WeekendProtesters peacefully demonstrated once for the fourth weekend in a row on Saturday in pursuit of racial equality.
South Philadelphia Group Cleans Marconi Plaza With Hopes Of Uniting Community After Clashes Over Columbus StatueA spokesperson for the organization says the goal of Saturday's event was to unite the community.
City, Supporters Of South Philadelphia Christopher Columbus Statue Reach Deal To Let Art Commission Decide Statue's FateThe city boarded up the statute earlier this week after supporters clashed with protesters.
Democratic Philadelphia Leaders Believe There's 'Greater Level Of Understanding' After Meeting Over Racial Tension In CityFormer and current elected officials and clergy members arrived at party headquarters in Spring Garden on Thursday afternoon.
Base Of Monument Honoring Christopher Columbus On Delaware Riverfront CoveredThe memorial on the Delaware Riverfront was built in 1992.
Tension Remains High Over Christopher Columbus Statue At Marconi Plaza, Which City Says Isn't Coming DownThe Christopher Columbus statue in Marconi Plaza is the focal point of debate this weekend.
Group In South Philadelphia Stand Guard In Marconi Plaza To Protect Controversial Christopher Columbus StatueDozens of people were still standing guard near the statue Saturday night.