By The Free Thought Project Brief scuffles between activists and policemen took place downtown Philadelphia, as residents of the nation’s first capital, marching in solidarity with the Baltimore protests over Freddie Gray’s death, pushed through the police line.
Pushing and shoving started around 8:00pm local time, as hundreds marched from Philadelphia’s City Hall into Rittenhouse Square. As the ‘Philly Is Baltimore’ protest march proceeded, police attempted to prevent the activists from moving further to the roads above the Vine Street Expressway.
Bloodied kid emerged from scuffle. Hard to tell who did what #PhillyisBaltimore pic.twitter.com/o8V7YWVTI6
— Bobby Allyn (@BobbyAllyn) May 1, 2015
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