Birmingham honored in Philadelphia 4th of July celebration

Birmingham honored in Philadelphia 4th of July celebration

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BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Birmingham Mayor William Bell spent his Fourth of July in Philadelphia. The city recognized Birmingham's efforts to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement.

Philadelphia's mayor invited Bell to read part of the Declaration of Independence from Independence Hall.

Mayor Bell also rode on a parade float dedicated to Birmingham and 50 Years Forward.

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