President Barack Obama will be in Philadelphia later this month to address the NAACP Annual Convention.
Obama will speak at the event, which is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on July 14.
“We are honored to welcome President Obama back to our NAACP national convention,” said NAACP Chairman Roslyn M. Brock. “Our members are looking forward to President Obama delivering a powerful message that reinforces our commitment to being champions for civil and human rights in the 21st century.”
The convention will take place from July 11 to July 15. This year’s theme will be “Pursuing Liberty in the Face of Injustice,” and the event will focus on several issues including voting rights, criminal justice reform, health equity, economic opportunity and education equality.
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