Philly Teenager Is Rolling Around A Basketball Hoop During Protests In The City To Bring People Together

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Protests against police brutality around the country have increasingly gotten more volatile in recent days but one teenager and his friends are trying to make a difference to ease tensions in Philadelphia.

This afternoon Philly based journalist Nina Feldman ran into teenager Khalil Gardner who was rolling around a basketball hoop to get people to play during the protests in the city in an effort to break the tension between protesters and the police.

Gardner was able to get a police officer to shoot some hoops with him.

It seems like Gardner’s plan worked as people seemed to be having a good time.

Update: More police officers have joined in and are playing with the group.

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