Friends And Family Celebrate Life Of Jerry MondesireState senator Anthony Williams says Mondesire was a polarizing figure whose impact on city of Philadelphia will be felt for many years to come.
Remembering Jerry Mondesire, 'The Voice For the Voiceless'The former president of the Philadelphia NAACP died Sunday. Now, those knew him best are hoping his legacy outshines any controversy.
Former Philly NAACP President Jerry Mondesire DiesMondesire’s family says he died Sunday at Jefferson Hospital. He was 65.
Local Protests Continue Over Zimmerman Not Guilty VerdictCommunity 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.
Reward Increased To $75K In Case Of Abducted Kindergartner From West Philadelphia SchoolAfrican 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.
Group Rallies in Philadelphia To Publicize, Criticize Pennsylvania's New Voter ID LawA 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.
NAACP To Hold ‘Black Love Experience’ Conference On RelationshipsThe Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP is taking a new approach to fighting violence in the community by holding a conference on love and relationships.
Family Files Suit Against Philadelphia PD Over Shooting Death of Unarmed ManThe man's family and the NAACP are calling for a federal investigation into the department's use of deadly force against unarmed civilians.
NAACP Gets City Council To Hold 2 Additional Hearings On Philadelphia RedistrictingAfter 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.
African-American Vote Could Be Pivotal In Mid-Term ElectionsPresident Obama has been campaigning hard in heavily democratic cities like Philadelphia to rally the African-American vote.