Screams of protest

  • The crowd protests loudly.

  • Members of the community embrace as some became visibly upset.

  • Sgt. Burks overlooks the crowd of Tacony residents gathered in protest.

  • Kyle Gordy screams at the members.

  • Members of the East Coast Knights of the True Invisible Empire hold a recruiting rally in front of the Tacony Library Branch on Torresdale Avenue. Police had to shield the recruiters — who want to promote a white Christian way of life — after residents in the neighborhood gathered with reactions of anger and disgust.

Loath­ing in Ta­cony: Mem­bers of the East Coast Knights of the True In­vis­ible Em­pire hold a re­cruit­ing rally in front of the Ta­cony Lib­rary Branch on Tor­res­dale Av­en­ue. Po­lice had to shield the re­cruit­ers — who want to pro­mote a white Chris­ti­an way of life — after res­id­ents in the neigh­bor­hood gathered with re­ac­tions of an­ger and dis­gust. MARIA POUCH­NIKOVA / TIMES PHO­TOS

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