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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 […]


Shark Tank Casting Call in Philly This Weekend

Shark Tank is one of the rare things that can take a business from great idea to household name. Now it’s producers are coming to Philly to […]


Obama to Address NAACP in Philadelphia

The NAACP announced Wednesday President Barack Obama will address the group’s annual conference, which is being held in Philadelphia later this month. “We are honored […]

City Life

Philadelphia NAACP Hosts HIV Training for Faith Leaders

A shocking statistic: According to The Black Church and HIV initiative, in Philadelphia, 63.3% of all people living with HIV/AIDS are African American. That’s why […]

The Scene

Gala for NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund celebrated its 75th anniversary Thursday night with a dinner and tribute program. The honorees for the evening were […]

City Life

Interview: Urban League’s New President Rosalyn McPherson on Regaining Relevance

Rosalyn McPherson is the new CEO of the Urban League in Philadelphia, taking over for 13-year veteran Patricia Coulter. McPherson, 61, has spent most of […]

City Life

AG Reviewing Old Probe of Philly NAACP Leader Finances

Attorney General Kathleen Kane is reviewing an old grand jury probe into the finances of Philly NAACP leader Jerry Mondesire, the Daily News reports. The […]

City Life

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 […]

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Local NAACP Invites National Investigation

Axis Philly reports: “Some executive committee members and officers of the Philadelphia NAACP branch are questioning how long-time chapter president J. Whyatt Mondesire has handled the […]