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Protest set for Philly Union League event honoring Florida Gov. DeSantis

By: - January 24, 2023

PHILADELPHIA — In response to the Union League of Philadelphia’s event honoring embattled Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a number of the city’s political leaders and advocacy groups are planning to hold a news conference and protest denouncing the move. The “Fight Against Anti-Blackness Protest and Press Conference” is set to be held in front of the […]

Some Philly Union League members oppose club honoring DeSantis

By: - September 30, 2022

PHILADELPHIA — Prominent members of the Union League of Philadelphia have expressed dismay in response to news that the club intends to present embattled Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis with one of its most prestigious honors, the Gold Award. According to the organization’s website, the Union League is a city club “founded in 1862 as a patriotic […]