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Monthly News: June - Defund the Police!

By Lilac Newsletter Team, June 22, 2020

BLM Protests on the Art Museum Steps
BLM Protests on the Art Museum Steps

Defund the Police!

The people of the United States reacted in horror to the murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police (See Lilac’s statement here). Thousands took the streets in Philadelphia alone to defund the police and stand against police brutality. …

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Statement on Marconi Park Attacks

By Lilac, June 15, 2020

White vigilantes in Marconi Plaza attack, injure peaceful South Philly residents

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Dozens of police officers watch as racist crowd terrorizes a dozen activists, make no arrests of violent vigilantes

Philadelphia, Pa. — At approximately 9 p.m. Sunday night, a group of white vigilantes cornered over a …

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Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

By Lilac, June 11, 2020

As socialists who live and organize in a majority-minority city, we issue this statement in solidarity with Black and Brown organizers who have fought for so long and continue to demand racial equality and to say that

BLACK LIVES MATTER.

Philadelphia is the poorest big city in the country, …

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Monthly News: May

By Lilac Newsletter Team, May 23, 2020

Philly’s API Workers Rally for Labor Enforcement and Language Justice
Philly’s API Workers Rally for Labor Enforcement and Language Justice

Philly’s API Workers Rally for Labor Enforcement and Language Justice

On Tuesday a dozen workers and activists gathered outside Gov. Tom Wolf’s office in Philly to protest what they see as a lack of enforcement of the April 15 executive …

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Monthly News: April

By Lilac Newsletter Team, April 22, 2020

Protester holds sign out of car rooftop
Protester holds sign out of car rooftop

Help Fight the Coronavirus!

In light of the current crisis, LILAC voted to make the Philly Socialists Covid-19 Mutual Aid project a priority campaign. The Philly Socialists Mutual Aid project is building a bottom-up network of community support, and we’re hoping to …

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