Cherri Gregg

Minister Rodney Muhammad, the new president of the Philadelphia NAACP. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

New Philadelphia NAACP President Hopes To Regain Traction In Communities

Minister Rodney Muhammad was elected on Saturday to head the more than a century old NAACP chapter.

12/09/2014

(Pa. Rep. Vanessa Brown, at lectern, speaks with reporters.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Black Pa. Lawmakers Promise Response to Wave of Protests Over Deaths at Hands of Police

“People were calling and saying, ‘What are we going to do?’ ” noted state representative Vanessa Brown (D-Phila., at lectern).

12/08/2014

Evette Fearon and Lesa Givens of Faith Seeder Ministries. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Gloucester County Non-Profit Collecting Backpacks For Children In Ebola-Stricken Nations

More than five-million children are out of school in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone as the countries continue to fight the deadly Ebola virus. So Faith Seeder Ministries in Sewell, New Jersey is working to help thousands of these students.

12/08/2014

Urban League President Marc Morial File Photo (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Urban League Getting Big Economic Boost

This is part of a 50 city effort to put America back to work.

12/07/2014

National Urban League President Marc Morial at podium. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

National Urban League President Speaks About Plans To End Police Injustice

he president of the National Urban League was in Philadelphia on Friday for local chapter’s community empowerment luncheon at the Lowe’s Hotel in Center City. But he spoke about plans to fight injustice in light of protests in Ferguson, Missouri and New York City.

12/06/2014

(THe Olney Eagles.  Photo provided by Orben Robinson)

Donors Come Through For Championship- Bound Olney Eagles Youth Football Team

The group raised nearly $20,000 in two weeks for their trip, after their plight was highlighted on KYW Newsradio.

12/05/2014

(Jay Bustard poses with some Christmas wreaths from his family's farm.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Montco Tree Farm Again Spearheading Christmas Tree Donations to US Military Families

Jay Bustard grew up growing and chopping down trees. His family has been in the Christmas tree and wreath business in Lansdale, Pa., for 85 years.

12/04/2014

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Pop Up Fashion Boutique Helps Benefit Families Battling Cancer

Fashion and philanthropy came together at Philadelphia University today for the school’s annual pop up boutique to benefit families battling cancer.

12/03/2014

(Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Drug Giant GSK Hands Out $360,000 To Help Improve Community Health

Glaxo Smith Kline gave nine $40,000 “Impact Award” grants to nonprofit groups that work to create healthier communities through education, food resources, shared spaces, and more.

12/02/2014

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Youth Football Team Cuts Ribbon On New Field In North Philadelphia

The Pop Warner Pee Wee champion Blackhawks dedicated their new football field in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

12/02/2014

(The Wilson Building.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Work Begins on New Facility for a Growing Camden, NJ Charter School

The work on the historic “Wilson Building” will be a major milestone in the revitalization of the Cooper Street area.

12/01/2014

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West Philadelphia HIV Advocate Shares His Story In Honor Of World AIDS Day

It’s World AIDS Day, and a West Philadelphia HIV activist is sharing the story of keeping his HIV-positive status secret for 25 years.

12/01/2014

(From left to right) Jeff Glass of Boyd's, Faatinah Gamble, Algernon Wilde, Nahmir Glenn and Kenny Gamble at Boyd's of Philadelphia. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Fashion Show Raises Money For Youth Etiquette And Mentorship Programs

Mega producer Kenny Gamble and his wife, Faatimah, are holding a swanky fundraiser.

11/30/2014

A rally in no Philadelphia the day after the Grand Jury decision was announced. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Experts Discuss Picking Up The Pieces After Ferguson Riots

The focus is slowly shifting from protests to next steps in the process.

11/28/2014

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Special Protections Provided For Immigrants From Countries Hit Hard By Ebola

A new initiative to give temporary protection to West African immigrants affected by Ebola has gone under the radar.

11/28/2014

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