This is part of a 50 city effort to put America back to work.
he president of the National Urban League was in Philadelphia on Friday for local chapter’s community empowerment luncheon at the Lowe’s Hotel in Center City. But he spoke about plans to fight injustice in light of protests in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City.
The National Urban League conference opens in Philadelphia on Wednesday, bringing some 6,000 people and an estimated $8-million in economic activity to the city.
To mark the 150th Anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, the Urban League of Philadelphia showed off an original copy of the document during a special ceremony at the National Constitution Center Monday evening.