Incident in Philadelphia (4)

Latest in a series of posts in the wake of the George Floyd murder

The subject’s name was Walter Wallace.

Gadfly’s been holding off on commenting on this recent incident that he referenced at the Thursday Committee of the Whole meeting, waiting for the official press conference. That’s not scheduled till next Wednesday now. Long time a’coming. Gadfly suggests that you read along in the meantime, though, for you will recognize now classic issues that he feels we should be discussing locally.


Paul Mickelson. “Readers React: We need better mental health policies.” Morning Call, October 30, 2020.

“Philly curfew now in effect till 6 a.m.; 4 councilmembers push for more police budget cuts.” Philadelphia Inquirer, October 30, 2020.

“Amid civil unrest, National Guard arrives in Philadelphia,” Associated Press, Morning Call, October 31, 2020.

Maryclaire Dale, “Lawyer: Mom, child trapped in crowd when police smashed car,” Associated Press, October 30, 2020.


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