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Justice for Walter Wallace Jr

By Lilac, Nov. 7, 2020

The City of Philadelphia has released the bodycam footage of the murder of Walter Wallace Jr. at the hands of Philadelphia Police Department Officers Sean Matarazzo and Thomas Munz.

The videos confirm what we already knew, that Wallace needed help from mental health professionals, not brutal police. His murderers never …

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Lilac's Statement on Mike Doyle

By Lilac Coordinating Committee, Nov. 2, 2020

At our general meeting last week, our members voted to rescind our endorsement of Mike Doyle for PA State House in light of racist, anti-semetic, and misogynous social media posts made by the candidate.

Further, the candidate's apology fell far short of atoning for the harm he caused our communities. …

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People in the streets protesting utility shut offs!
People in the streets protesting utility shut offs!

Contested Election

Pennsylvania has found itself right in the middle of the Trump-Biden contest as possibly the most important state in the election. In 2016, Trump won the state by less than 1%. Polls are looking good for Biden, but we learned …

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2020 Ballot Question Voting Guide

By Lilac Electoral Working Group, Oct. 20, 2020

  1. Vote Yes: Stop and Frisk is a racist policy that allows the police to search people without any justification. The PPD makes about 10,000 of these stops a year allowing them to freely harass oppressed communities and contributing to mass incarceration.
  2. Vote No: Victim’s advocate organizations promote “tough on crime” …

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Lilac Endorses Mike Doyle!

By The Lilac Electoral Working Group, Oct. 7, 2020

Lilac Endorses Mike Doyle for PA House District 170
Lilac Endorses Mike Doyle for PA House District 170

Lilac is excited to announce that our membership endorsed Mike Doyle for State Representative (170th State House District)! Mike is running a campaign built on policies that will bring real change for the multiracial working class like single-payer healthcare, the Pennsylvania …

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