Protests at Democratic National Convention Philadelphia: In Photos

Photography: A.J. Fergus | Text: Vikki Tobak

PHILADELPHIA — Even before the first speech was given at the opening of the Democratic convention, protesters took to the streets chanting “Hell no DNC, we won’t vote for Hilary.”

The protests followed the shakeup within the Democratic party as Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned Sunday as Democratic Party chairwoman over leaked emails suggesting the DNC foul play during the primaries.

Supporters of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders take part in a protest march ahead of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016.

Amid a brutal heat wave, the four-day convention is being held at the Wells Fargo Center in south Philadelphia


Leaked DNC emails angered many Sanders supporters.

Text: Vikki Tobak @vtobak

Photography: A.J. Fergus Instagram