Jessica Griffin

I photograph the events and stories that affect the region and our society.

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Photos: People protest and gather in solidarity for Daunte Wright, Adam Toledo and victims of police violence

Two protests were held in Philadelphia to both stand in solidarity with those who have lost their lives at the hands of police and to demand justice, specifically for Daunte Wright, who was fatally shot by police in Brooklyn Center, Minn. last Sunday on Saturday, April 17, 2021. The protesters also chanted the name of Adam Toledo, a 13-year-old who was fatally shot by police in Chicago late last month.


Mural Arts dedicates mural honoring boxing legend Joe Frazier

Mural Arts Philadelphia dedicates “Heart of a Champion,” to honor Philadelphia World Champion Boxer Smokin’ Joe Frazier.


Frazier-Ali statue unveiled on 50th anniversary of the ‘Fight of the Century’

A sculpture of the legendary Joe Frazier-Muhammad Ali fight (March 8, 1971), by artist Chris Collins, was unveiled today at the Joe Hand Gym in Feasterville, PA.


Love and marriage at Philadelphia City Hall | Photos

Couples apply for marriage licenses at City Hall and take photographs in front of the "Marriage Mural" which was completed just before Valentine's Day, by Mural Arts Philadelphia staff artist Nathaniel Lee, at the Marriage License Bureau, in Philadelphia on March 3.

The ABCs of returning to school

More schools are cautiously re-opening.


Thousands line up to receive COVID-19 vaccines at 24-hour clinic | Photos

In snow and below-freezing temperatures, thousands of eligible Philadelphians waited for hours to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium’s 24-hour, walk-up clinic at the Liacouras Center. The clinic ran nonstop from noon Friday, Feb. 19, to noon Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021.


Olney transit hub shooting scene in pictures

Eight people are shot near the SEPTA Olney Transportation Center in broad daylight on Wednesday afternoon.. Two men are in custody as police search for answers.


Einstein Montgomery staff receive Moderna Vaccine

Staff at Einstein Medical Center Montgomery received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine Friday.

A quick escalation into chaos: Photojournalists share what they witnessed during the Capitol attack

Inquirer photojournalists were on either side of the Capitol as the insurrection unfolded. "I kept thinking they'd get stopped — but they didn't," one said.