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Jerry Mondesire


Philly’s Political Elders Lament the Lack of Millennials Running for Office

Mayor Michael Nutter is in that glorious final phase of his tenure where he’s calling things exactly as he sees them. With seven weeks left […]


Hundreds Celebrate Jerry Mondesire’s Life

A power-packed crowd of hundreds, including Mayor Michael Nutter, former Gov. Ed Rendell and likely next mayor Jim Kenney, said goodbye to Jerry Mondesire at Bright Hope […]


Remembering Philadelphia NAACP Leader Jerry Mondesire

When the NAACP brought its 106th Annual Convention to Philadelphia this summer, the cloud of controversy regarding the regional chapter was ever-present — and reluctantly […]


What They’re Saying About Jerry Mondesire

This morning, we reported that longtime Philadelphia NAACP leader J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire died Sunday night at age 65. He reportedly suffered a brain aneurysm while […]

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Ejected Philly NAACP Leader Jerry Mondesire Feted on Eve of National Convention

The 106th NAACP National Convention is now in full swing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, with President Barack Obama and Bill Clinton scheduled […]

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Jerry Mondesire’s Daughter Deemed Incompetent, Told To Stay Off Twitter

Less than two weeks after she was arrested for allegedly threatening Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey Minehart on Twitter, Jennifer Mondesire, the daughter of […]

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Jerry Mondesire’s Daughter Arrested for Threatening Judge on Social Media

Attorney Jennifer Mondesire, the 35-year-old daughter of suspended Philadelphia NAACP president Jerry Mondesire, was arrested on Monday for threatening Judge Jeffrey Minehart on social media, […]


NAACP Suspends Philly Chapter Officers

The Philadelphia Tribune’s Johann Calhoun reports the national office of the NAACP has suspended four officers involved in a dispute over money. The NAACP suspended […]