Philadelphia Is Fed Up

Walter Wallace Jr.’s death points to Philadelphia’s long history of police violence

Demonstrators gather in protest near the location where Walter Wallace, Jr. was killed by two police officers on October 27, 2020 in Philadelphia, PA. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

There have been 200 years of bad action and 200 years of attempted reforms.”

Char Adams is the digital editor of SUM research at The Graduate Center, CUNY. She is a former reporter for PEOPLE Magazine. She is on Twitter: @CiCiAdams_

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