Separate protests were held in Center City Philadelphia on Saturday, July 25, 2020, with one opposing police in schools and the other opposing the Trump administration's deployment of additional federal officers to U.S. cities.
Vice President Mike Pence visited the area on July 9, 2020. He started his day in Lancaster, participated in a round table discussion on reopening the economy in Malvern, and ended his day in Northeast Philadelphia with a visit to Philadelphia's Fraternal Order of Police.
Despite the coronavirus pandemic, crowds flocked to the beaches in Wildwood, N.J., to enjoy the sunny weather as the Fourth of July weekend began, Friday, July 3, 2020. Though the beaches were crowded, most people seemed to stay in their own groups, which were spaced out from other groups.
A day after city workers covered up a statue of Christopher Columbus in South Philadelphia, crews made similar moves Wednesday morning on a 106-foot-tall Columbus monument along the Delaware River. On Thursday, they added signs inviting the public to write on the painted-over boards with chalk.
Hundreds of protesters marched through Center City from the future Philadelphia Police Department headquarters at Broad and Callowhill Streets to Mayor Jim Kenney's home in Old City, calling for the city to reduce police funding on Saturday, June 13, 2020.