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News articles from 1968 to present that mention Walt Palmer.

60’s

Philadelphia Citizens Ask Rights Guarantee”
Pittsburgh Courier
January 20, 1968

“Philly Holds CORE Leader, 3 More in School Protest”
Pittsburgh Courier
April 13, 1968

“College Hall Sit-in ends; community committee forms”
Daily Pennsylvanian
February 24, 1969

“Courses added dealing with Black themes”
Daily Pennsylvanian
September 9, 1969

“500 Assemble in Fine Arts for a College Hall protestors’ reunion”
Daily Pennsylvanian
September 9, 1969

“Cities program taken to court” 
Daily Pennsylvanian
September 17, 1969

“Q-partite fight”
Daily Pennsylvanian
September 26, 1969

“Black Woman’s forum at Beltzhoover School Scheduled for October 4”
Pittsburgh Courier
October 4, 1969


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80’s

“Civic Activist Palmer to Seek Ozzie Myers’ Congressional Seat”
Daily Pennsylvanian
February 15, 1980

“Students to hold campus rally backing Jesse Jackson campaign”
Daily Pennsylvanian
March 22, 1984

“Few attend Jesse Jackson rally as location, weather mar event”
Daily Pennsylvanian
March 26, 1984

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90’s

“Atlantic City mayor hopefuls have their own urban plans: Three of the five A.C. mayoral candidates are African-Americans”
Philadelphia Tribune
May 10, 1994

“The 1969 College Hall Sit-In”
34th Street Magazine
September 15, 1994

“Against Racism”
Daily Pennsylvanian
March 17, 1995

“Coalition Charges State Police, LCB with racism” 
Philadelphia Tribune
November 14, 1997


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2000’s

“Stadium project similar  to Gallery II”
Philadelphia Tribune
June 27, 2000

“Men’s group working to snuff out racism; ‘social workers’ launch campaign for $10 million”
Philadelphia Tribune
April 30, 2004

“Nutter taps 15 for diversity commission”
Philadelphia Tribune
April 1, 2008

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2010 & 2011

“Successful charter says District owes funds”
Philadelphia Tribune
October 12, 2010

“Sports briefs”
Philadelphia Tribune
May 17, 2011

“How to improve Education for Young Black Philadelphians”
Philadelphia Magazine
November 19, 2011

“Ackerman wronged but not entirely right”
Philadelphia Tribune
August 30, 2011

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2012 & 2013

“Advocates criticize school district cuts”
Philadelphia Tribune
February 7, 2012

“Parents decry school safety cuts”
Philadelphia Tribune
February 10, 2012

“An all-out assault”
Philadelphia Tribune
May 1, 2012 

“Blacks suffer from affirmative inaction”
Philadelphia Tribune
May 8, 2012

“Supporting Change”
Philadelphia Tribune
June 10, 2012

“Poll finds support for school reform”
Philadelphia Tribune
June 15, 2012

“Education reform in the pipeline”
Philadelphia Tribune
June 6, 2012 

“House Bill Would Tighten Charter School Rules”
Philadelphia Tribune
October 5, 2012

“1967 School Rally Lead to Few Changes”
Philadelphia Tribune
January 20, 2013

“Dismal Showings by PA Charters in new AYP”
Philadelphia Tribune
February 1, 2013

“Several City Schools to be Converted to Charters”
Philadelphia Tribune
February 26, 2013

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2014

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2015

“Palmer Charter School Finally closes its doors permanently”
Philadelphia Tribune
January 2, 2015

“Wednesday’s City Reads”
Philadelphia Magazine
January 14, 2015


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