WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is coming to New Orleans July 25.

The White House announced that Obama will speak on the first day of the National Urban League’s annual conference.

Other details were not immediately provided, although U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, confirmed he also is participating.

Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial is the president and CEO of the National Urban League.

The National Urban League event will be at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.