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Democratic Philadelphia Leaders Meet To Discuss Racial Tension In City

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Democratic Philadelphia Leaders Meet To Discuss Racial Tension In City
Democratic Philadelphia Leaders Meet To Discuss Racial Tension In City

No resolution has been passed over the Christopher Columbus statue at Marconi Plaza yet.

REPORTING LIVE, NATASHA BROWN,CBS-3 EYEWITNESS NEWS.NATASHA THANK YOU.LEADERS OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTYIN PHILADELPHIA GATHERED TODISCUSS THE CURRENT RACIALTENSION IN THE CITY.FORMER AND CURRENT ELECTEDOFFICIALS AND CLERGY MEMBERSARRIVED AT PARTY HEADQUARTERS INSPRING GARDEN THIS AFTERNOON.THEY DISCUSSED THE PROTESTS OVERTHE KILLING OF GEORGE FLOYD AREAND THE CLASHES OVER CALLS TOREMOVE THE CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUSSTATUE FROM MARCONI PLAZA.I DON'T THINK ANY SPECIFICRESOLUTION ABOUT WHETHER THESTATUE SHOULD STAY OR GO.I DON'T THINK THE GROUP CAME TOA REST AUCTION OF THAT.BUT I DO THINK THERE'S A GREATERLEVEL OF UNDERSTANDING AS TO THEDIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES.PATIENT FROM A LOT OF PEOPLE,VERY, VERY PASSIONATE AND ITHINK A LOT OF PEOPLE REALLYREALLY DO CARE AND.IT WAS A LOT OF OLD SCHOOLPHILADELPHIA STUFF.YOU KNOW, FOLKS FROM NORTHPHILLY AND SOUTH PHILLYEXPRESSING THEMSELVES IN A VERYCANDID WAY.

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