NAACP

Stigall Show Log 7.15.15

Chris continued to assess the Iranian nuclear, Whoopi Goldberg’s evolution on Bill Cosby’s rape charges, and President Obama’s speech to the NAACP in Philadelphia. He talked to columnist JD Mullane at 6:20, Al Jazeera America’s Ali Velshi at 7:18, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/15/2015

Diversity Career Fair held in conjunction with the NAACP Convention. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Diversity Career Fair Held Alongside NAACP Convention

This year’s edition, at Philadelphia’s Convention Center, featured more than 70 employers, including some that attendees might not have expected.

07/14/2015

File photo: NAACP President Cornell Brooks addresses attendees on day three of the NAACP Convention. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

President Obama In Philadelphia To Address 106th NAACP Convention

Attendees are looking to Obama for national leadership on civil rights. And they’ll be looking to former president Bill Clinton on Wednesday to discuss economics.

07/14/2015

File photo: NAACP President Cornell Brooks addresses attendees on day three of the NAACP Convention. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

NAACP Leaders Focus On The Future On Day Three Of Convention

NAACP leaders have laid out the road map for the future throughout their convention in Philadelphia.

07/13/2015

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Mayor Nutter Speaks At NAACP National Convention

NAACP Chairman Roslyn Brock talked about the freedoms guaranteed to American people in the Constitution, and how their organization has worked to make sure black Americans also have these rights.

07/13/2015

COLUMBIA, SC - JULY 9:  The Confederate battle flag flies on its last full day at the South Carolina state house July 9, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill removing the Confederate battle flag from the state house grounds on Thursday afternoon. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

NAACP Lifts Economic Boycott On South Carolina

For 15 years, the NAACP boycotted the state of South Carolina. The organization imposed an economic boycott of the state because of its insistence in flying the Confederate flag on the grounds of its state capitol.

07/12/2015

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NAACP Votes To End Economic Boycott Of South Carolina At National Convention In Philadelphia

The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse.

07/11/2015

Board chair Roslyn Brock at podium. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

NAACP Opens National Convention In Philadelphia This Weekend

The NAACP meets in Philadelphia over the next five days, at what the group’s President calls “an extraordinary moment.”

07/10/2015

(Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. File photo by John Ostapkovich.)

President Obama And Thousands Of Visitors Expected At NAACP Convention

The 106th annual convention is expected to unite thousands of activists on the issues of Voting Rights, Criminal Justice Reform, Economic Opportunity, Health Equity and Education Equality.

07/07/2015

Zeoli Show Log 6.17.15

3:01pm- Former Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal told Today that the Caitlyn Jenner story resonated with her. 3:15pm- Rich is joined by Rich Weinstein to discuss Obamacare and what impact the King vs. Burwell Supreme Court […]

06/20/2015

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Local Civil Rights Leader Responds To Dolezal Controversy

CBS 3 Eyewitness News spoke with a local civil rights leader.

06/16/2015

Zeoli Show Log 6.12.15

Rich talked about an NAACP President in Spokane, Washington being caught lying about her ethnicity, Philadelphia schools closing due to today’s heat, and parents being arrested after their kids were locked out of the house. He also spoke with Dr. Mazz and authors Lenore Skenazy and HW Brands.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/12/2015

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Philadelphia To Host NAACP Convention Diversity Career Fair In July

Philadelphia’s largest employment event will be held on July 14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

06/11/2015

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Commonwealth Court Nixes Lawsuit Over ‘Adequate’ Education in Pennsylvania

In dismissing the suit brought by six school districts, parents, and the NAACP, Commonwealth Court ruled that funding schools is an issue for the state legislature, not the courts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Philadelphia Chapter Of NAACP Hopes To Boost Voter Turnout For Next Month’s Primary

The local chapter of the NAACP is focused on next month’s primary in two ways: they hope to increase voter turnout and they want support for a ballot question involving control of the Philadelphia School District.

04/12/2015

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