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Jerry Mondesire

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Local Protests Continue Over Zimmerman Not Guilty Verdict

Community outrage over the not guilty verdict in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman is evolving into something more. Part of the evolution will be discussed Saturday in Philadelphia at two separate rallies.

07/20/2013

Young girl abducted from Philadelphia school on January 14th, 2012.

Reward Increased To $75K In Case Of Abducted Kindergartner From West Philadelphia School

African American community leaders, stood with the Mayor and police investigators to announce they have increased the reward in the case of the 5-year-old girl who was abducted from her West Philadelphia school last week, kept overnight and found at a playground the next day.

01/25/2013

(NAACP members and others rally outside a Penndot driver's license center at 8th and Arch Streets.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Group Rallies in Philadelphia To Publicize, Criticize Pennsylvania’s New Voter ID Law

A voters’ rights group held a rally on Wednesday at a Penndot driver’s licensing center in center city Philadelphia, to get the word out about the new voter ID law.

03/21/2012

blacklove

NAACP To Hold ‘Black Love Experience’ Conference On Relationships

The Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP is taking a new approach to fighting violence in the community by holding a conference on love and relationships.

02/24/2012

(Carolyn Moses, mother of a man killed by Philadelphia Police, at today's lawsuit announcement.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Family Files Suit Against Philadelphia PD Over Shooting Death of Unarmed Man

The man’s family and the NAACP are calling for a federal investigation into the department’s use of deadly force against unarmed civilians.

02/09/2012

(Philadelphia NAACP president Jerome Mondesire, in 2010 file photo.)

NAACP Gets City Council To Hold 2 Additional Hearings On Philadelphia Redistricting

After threat of a lawsuit by the local branch of the NAACP, Philadelphia City Council has agreed to expand the number of hearings into how the city will be redistricted in accordance with the latest census.

08/08/2011

Obama

African-American Vote Could Be Pivotal In Mid-Term Elections

President Obama has been campaigning hard in heavily democratic cities like Philadelphia to rally the African-American vote.

10/29/2010

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