DNC: Protests Galore Filled Philadelphia’s Streets

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THOUSANDS of protestors kicked off the Democratic National Convention Sunday afternoon with a march down Market Street East to press for the cause of clean energy. This despite the fact the sun itself was kicking out lots of energy that afternoon, driving temperatures into the mid-90s.

THOUSANDS of protestors kicked off the Democratic National Convention Sunday afternoon with a march down Market Street East to press for the cause of clean energy. This despite the fact the sun itself was kicking out lots of energy that afternoon, driving temperatures into the mid-90s.


PHILA. Federation of Teachers President Jerry Jordan and student Erin Conaghan show off their artwork of demonstration signage in preparation for the DNC. Photo by Bill Myers

PHILA. Federation of Teachers President Jerry Jordan and student Erin Conaghan show off their artwork of demonstration signage in preparation for the DNC. Photo by Bill Myers


PFT volunteers like Ruth García here were busy Friday afternoon hand-crafting posters in support of education to send a message at the DNC. Photo by Bill Myers

PFT volunteers like Ruth García here were busy Friday afternoon hand-crafting posters in support of education to send a message at the DNC. Photo by Bill Myers


Protesters were stretched out along Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in S. Phila. Some of them chanting over and over, “DNC this is no democracy.” Many spent the entire convention week in FDR Park across from the Wells Fargo Center. Photo by Eldon Graham

Protesters were stretched out along Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in S. Phila. Some of them chanting over and over, “DNC this is no democracy.” Many spent the entire convention week in FDR Park across from the Wells Fargo Center. Photo by Eldon Graham


BERNIE SANDERS supporters took to the streets in a big way on Monday, providing splashes of color to city life.

BERNIE SANDERS supporters took to the streets in a big way on Monday, providing splashes of color to city life.


THIS VETERAN made plain where his loyalty lies.

THIS VETERAN made plain where his loyalty lies.


A LARGE troop of socialists marched down S. Broad Street on Tuesday, pulling for Bernie Sanders. Photo by Bill Myers

A LARGE troop of socialists marched down S. Broad Street on Tuesday, pulling for Bernie Sanders. Photo by Bill Myers


IN THE EYES of Lesa Mone and J. Robles, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are a case of “bad vs. worse.” Photo by Bill Myers

IN THE EYES of Lesa Mone and J. Robles, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are a case of “bad vs. worse.” Photo by Bill Myers


RACHELLE VAN WYK came from St. Petersburg, Fla. to protest what she called these “American values.” Photo by Asmahan Luke

RACHELLE VAN WYK came from St. Petersburg, Fla. to protest what she called these “American values.” Photo by Asmahan Luke


OSCAR SALAZAR was Bernie Sanders all over. Photo by Bill Myers

OSCAR SALAZAR was Bernie Sanders all over. Photo by Bill Myers


THESE TWO “nuns,” Michuel Schruefer and Maria Kent, appeared to pushing for a vegan plank in the Democratic Party platform. Photo by Bill Myers

THESE TWO “nuns,” Michuel Schruefer and Maria Kent, appeared to pushing for a vegan plank in the Democratic Party platform. Photo by Bill Myers


“BLACK MEN for Bernie” were represented by Wilson Holts III. Photo by Bill Myers

“BLACK MEN for Bernie” were represented by Wilson Holts III. Photo by Bill Myers


FANS OF Bernie mingled with fans of Jesus. Photo by Bill Myers

FANS OF Bernie mingled with fans of Jesus. Photo by Bill Myers


JAMIE LOVE from New Hope was asking all Americans to join the “Party of Love.” Photo by Bill Myers

JAMIE LOVE from New Hope was asking all Americans to join the “Party of Love.” Photo by Bill Myers

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