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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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Lawmaker Wants To Make Voter Registration in Pennsylvania More Automatic

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.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/17/2015

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Officials Meet Face-To-Face With Community Members After Snow Shovelers Questioned In Lower Merion

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.

02/08/2015

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

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A Timely Remembrance Of Rosa Parks

This December remember Rosa Parks and her resolve as we fight bullies and acts of injustice in our immediate surroundings.

12/01/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Against Commonwealth of Pa. Over School Funding

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.

11/10/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Chris Christie: I Would Rather Die Than Be A Senator

Gov. Chris Christie says he’d rather die than become a U.S. senator.

10/14/2014

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Community Marches To End Gun Violence In Philadelphia

Residents and community groups marched on Saturday in West Philadelphia to call for an end to gun violence.

09/27/2014

Police advance through a cloud of tear gas toward demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

NAACP Hopes To Create Dialogue To Avoid Tragedies Such As The Deadly Shooting In Ferguson

The NAACP issued a new report this week on racial profiling and the controversial use of stop and frisk policies across the country.

09/27/2014

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NAACP Philadelphia Chapter Urges Wider Participation in Coming Elections

“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.

09/25/2014

John Jordan at the podium, along with leaders from more than a dozen community groups at a press conference announcing the Hands Across Philadelphia march at Catalyst for Change Church. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Community Leaders Organize Hands Across Philadelphia Anti-Violence March

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.

09/21/2014

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WIP Morning Show Winners And Weasels For May 2nd, 2014

The 94WIP Morning Show announced their Winners and Weasels for the week of May 2nd, 2014.

05/02/2014

(NAACP Philadelphia chapter president Jerome Mondesire.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

National NAACP Suspends Head Of Philadelphia Chapter, 3 Board Members

The suspensions went into effect on April 2nd, and the suspended members have 15 days to file an appeal.

04/11/2014

From right to left (near to far) State Representative Brendan Boyle, State Senator Daylin Leach, Democratic Candidate Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, and Republican Candidate Dee Adcock. (photo credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

NAACP hosts Candidates in 13th Congressional Race for Town Hall Forum

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.

03/17/2014

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