Urban Flash Mob Disrupts Philadelphia 4th of July Celebrations

LiveLeak, July 6, 2012

Independence Day celebrations got out of hand late last night when an unruly crowd of urban youth converged on Center City.


It was around midnight, south of City Hall on South Broad Street, when innocent bystanders got caught up in a spontaneous crowd.


As the crowds cleared for the night, a chaotic scene erupted on South Broad Street, near City Hall. Viewer video, obtained exclusively by Action News, shows an unruly crowd of young people flooded into the streets. Police rushed to the scene.

Jay Ingersoll captured the home video. Jay explains to Action News, “We left the fireworks probably not even five minutes into [the show] . . .  and we left and we walked down Chestnut Street. And we got to 15th and Chestnut and we heard ‘Flash mob, flash mob, flash mob!’“

He said he saw fights breaking out, people getting punched as police moved in to try and make arrests.


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  • mikejones91

    White flash mob—-Choreographed dancing.—Black flash mob—Premeditated racial attacks. 

  • Biff_Maliboo

    Gee, if only we could re-direct the energy of these yoofs in the interest of public service…


  • ncpride

    Don’t you just love the image of the White fist in the background of this video clip? Sorry fellas, nobody is buying the misconceptions and the lame attempts to cover-up the real trouble makers here. There are just too many cameras around these days to record the truth, so just give it up.

  • In the NAACPs document “missplaced priorities” they said 11 zip codes in Philly making up less than 1/3 the city population produced criminals costing over 1/2 the entire state of PAs prison spending.

  • The__Bobster

    I never hear a word about this on the news…….and I live in Philly!!!

    • Sheila Dinehart

      that’s ok…u were not supposed to hear about it…if too many people hear about it the whites will not go out to the shopping malls and spend money

    • sarah stein

       It took the Virginian Pilot two weeks to report on their own reporters being attacked by a mob of blacks. 

      • robinbishop34

         Only because a particular cable news organization picked it up.

  • Diamond_Lil

    Back off Boogaloo, sort of rhymes with ….

  • JackKrak

    This is the most durable, re-usable headline ever –

    “Urban Flash Mob Disrupts (insert location) (insert occasion or event)”

  • The__Bobster

    It looks like the Philly natives were restless on the 4th.


    Gunman, 2 Victims Shot Moments Before Parkway Fireworks
    Posted: Jul 04, 2012 10:27 PM EDT
    Updated: Jul 05, 2012 9:27 AM EDT By Chris “Doogie” O’Connell

    PHILADELPHIA – The three teens were shot during the big July 4th concert on the Ben Franklin Parkway.

    SkyFOX was over the scene where police say a 16-year-old shot two other teens near 16th and the parkway. One victim was a 17, while the other was 19.

    Police apparently witnessed the second shooting and cornered the alleged 16-year-old gunman at 17th and JFK Boulevard. That’s where police say the teen pointed his gun at them.

    Police opened fire, and the teen was grazed by a bullet in his chest.

    • mikejones91

      I literally made ten dollars on this lol. I said in the morning that at LEAST two people would be shot in the city. I was right.

      • The__Bobster

        Who would be stupid enough to take this bet?

  • IstvanIN

    Violent, savage whites.  Sad, really.  When will they learn.

  • Sheila Dinehart

    there is an old song…*our day will come/and we’ll have everything…”*

  • The__Bobster

    Because the story eventually gets out and the libtarded MSM are forced to cover it, while trying to hide the race of the perps.

  • robinbishop34

    Or because they’ve been steeped in white guilt for so long they will go on some quixotic quest to find ‘one of the good ones’ that they can keep as a pet?

  • robinbishop34

     I thought the same thing…

    “There was no vandalism, this wasn’t a flash mob, no one was required to go to the hospital, the streets smelled minty fresh afterwards.” If it weren’t so tragic it would be laughable.