Since the uprisings began, the Philadelphia organizing community has made unequivocal demands for the City of Philadelphia to vote NO on a proposed increase to
We Want Freedom!
End The War Against Black Philadelphians Now!
During this time of rebellion against police terrorism and state violence, we, the radical Black organizing community in Philadelphia, make the following immediately actionable demands upon the City of Philadelphia to abolish–by which we mean to permanently and holistically eliminate–the structures of policing and related state violence endangering our communities.These demands were written with the understanding that our more vulnerable family–our Black trans, disabled, and gender oppressed community members–are especially targeted by the systems of oppressions expressed in our demands. We center the most vulnerable within our community in this document and in our work.
We will be in the streets demanding justice for the Black community until our demands are met.
WE HAVE PRESENTED 13 DEMANDS TO THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA
We will not permit the Black community’s legitimate struggle against white supremacy to be criminalized. Since the rebellion began, police have trapped and tear gassed
After decades of work by Philadelphia’s Black organizers and community members, Mayor Kenney finally conceded to the demand to remove the statue of Frank Rizzo.