As the United States stands influx, all eyes are fixed on the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection. Philadelphia, the birthplace of our nation, is at the center of the presidential election.
She is highlighted not because of the great food (Jims, Mama’s and Ishkabibbles are always a great reason to celebrate this great metropolis), but because of the fortitude of its citizens.
The City that gave the world Marian Anderson and Patti Labelle, Jill Scott and The Roots, Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince have been positioned this year to give the nation its next president.
Founded on October 27, 1682, Philly just celebrated her 338th birthday.
How did the people turn up? Many stood in lines to vote early. They not only went to polling centers, but they went in unprecedented numbers, participated in the mail-in ballot option that was recommended by the Democratic party due to the hazard of in-person voting in the light of coronavirus.