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.
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.
Under the proposed law, a voter registration would be completed whenever a person applies for a driver’s license, applies to get benefits or a birth certificate, or enters a state-run college or university — unless the person “opts out.”
The issue of racial profiling drew a crowd to a community center in Lower Merion, Montgomery County this afternoon. The meeting followed two incidents in which cops stopped black men who were shoveling snow.
Minister Rodney Muhammad was elected on Saturday to head the more than a century old NAACP chapter.
This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.
A group of school districts, parents, and the NAACP are suing the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, claiming the state’s level of school funding is unconstitutional.
Gov. Chris Christie says he’d rather die than become a U.S. senator.
Residents and community groups marched on Saturday in West Philadelphia to call for an end to gun violence.
The NAACP issued a new report this week on racial profiling and the controversial use of stop and frisk policies across the country.
“We have roughly 40 days before one of the most important elections in the state will take place,” said NAACP local vice president Rodney Muhammad.
Community leaders held a press conference this week to announce the second annual Hands Across Philadelphia march, which is scheduled for next Saturday. Scores of groups will join hands to stop violence in the city.
The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of May 2nd, 2014.
The suspensions went into effect on April 2nd, and the suspended members have 15 days to file an appeal.
Four of the candidates running for the 13th district congressional seat, which is currently held by Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Allyson Schwartz, took part in a town hall style question and answer session hosted by the NAACP at First Baptist Church of Crestmont in Willow Grove Monday night.