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18 Mar 2018

NAACP calls on Temple to build stadium in Rittenhouse Square

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March 18, 2018 Category: Local Posted by:

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) –The president of the Philadelphia NAACP has suggested Rittenhouse Square as a better location for the proposed Temple University stadium rather than North Philadelphia.

“We cannot afford to have this stadium in North Philadelphia and so we’re calling on the president of Temple University to consider right here in Rittenhouse Square,” Rodney Muhammad said Sunday morning during a press conference at the park in Center City.

The NAACP was making their point heard in the latest development in the ongoing battle over where to build the stadium for Temple’s football team.

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