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Frank Rizzo Statue - The Philadelphia Tr

Crews remove Frank Rizzo statue from Philly’s municipal services building

The Philadelphia Tribune: 

"Shown is a statue of the late Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo,..."


"Will Mega, member of the Human Rights Coalition 215, said the point of his group's protests wasn't just to focus on the Rizzo statue.

"It was also to also focus on having the government, the mayor, and the city change some things policy wise to address systemic racism, police, police brutality, misconduct, and also reinvesting into disenfranchised Black communities in poor people's communities. The next thing on our list is to end stop-and-frisk."

Mega said his group plans to keep an eye on the city's budget hearings and plans for funding the Philadelphia Police Department."

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