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Comic Division President Richard Porco says in addition to the two Mummers caught wearing blackface in this year’s parade, some others were intercepted before they began the New Year’s Day strut.
This is the 20th Transgener Day of Remembrance in the U.S. and the fifth year Philadelphia raised the trans flag at City Hall. Mayor Jim Kenney attended the ceremony.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner says the death penalty has disproportionately affected poor defendants of color who can’t afford private attorneys.