Philadelphia Curfew Extends To Seventh Straight Day As Protests Continue Across City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The city of Philadelphia will be under a curfew for a seventh straight day, officials announced Friday. The curfew will go into effect at 8 p.m. Friday and last until 6 a.m. Saturday.

Day six of protests over the death of George Floyd brought more peaceful demonstrations to the city on Thursday.

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During a protest at the Art Museum, hundreds held what they called a “die-in” for eight minutes and 46 seconds. That is the amount of time a Minneapolis officer knelt on the neck of Floyd.

Protesters also marched to Love Park and then made their way to Independence Mall.

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They demanded justice for George Floyd and police reforms.

On Thursday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced a number of initiatives, including a review of the training and education of officers.