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Wet Seal To Pay $7.5M In Discrimination Lawsuit

Wet Seal Inc. has agreed to pay $7.5 million to settle a federal racial discrimination lawsuit filed by three of the retailer’s former employees.

05/09/2013

(Afaq Mahmoud holding her ACT-SO gold medal. Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia NAACP Holding Olympics To Teach Students To Raise Standards

The Philadelphia NAACP’s Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) draws high school students from all over the region who compete in 26 categories for cash, bragging rights and a place in the national competition.

04/06/2013

(Proponents of a moratorium for school closures listen as Quanisha Smith of Action United speaks outside City Hall.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Nutter Says He Won’t Back a Delay in Philadelphia School Closure Plan

A coalition of groups is asking Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter to pressure the School Reform Commission to put a one-year moratorium on the plan to close dozens of schools.

03/04/2013

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

Community Activists Demand Nutter Delay Philadelphia School Closures

Local NAACP president Jerry Mondesire says repeated attempts to contact the mayor have been met with silence.

02/27/2013

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

(Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Despite Law Being On Hold, PA Voters Can Expect To Be Asked For Photo ID

Election judges are still required to ask Pennsylvania voters for a photo ID. However, at least for this election, voters are not required to show it.

11/05/2012

(credit: Mike Dunn)

Philadelphia Election Officials Lay Out Plans To Make Sure Voters Have Proper ID Come November

After last week’s court ruling upholding Pennsylvania’s controversial Voter ID law, election officials in Philadelphia are scrambling to make sure voters do have proper ID come November’s presidential election.

08/20/2012

Rev. Williams Owens (first on right) (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Rev. William Owens Confronts Barack Obama On Same-Sex Marriage

Rev. William Owens takes great issue with Obama’s linkage of Dr. King’s civil rights movement of the past to the current gay rights movement regarding same-sex marriage. Owens says that King embraced traditional religion, and he strongly suggests that King would not want his civil rights’ mission altered to include same-sex marriage.

08/03/2012

File photo: Mitt Romney and John Sununu (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Opinion: Learn To Be An American

One day after Rush Limbaugh called on W. Mitt Romney to use racist attacks against the President, Romney dispatched campaign surrogate John Sununu to deliver a message to the first African American President of the United States: we will teach you how to be an American.

07/18/2012

Stigall Show Log 7.13.12

Chris reviews the report on the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse cover up released yesterday by Louis Freeh and he discusses the fallout with the Philly Posts Kevin Cirilli and CBS 3’s Beasley Reece. He also talks to Steve Cordasco on Finance Friday, Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele, and Comedian Greg Proops.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Speech To NAACP A Cynical Play For White Votes

Romney had an opportunity to open a dialogue with the NAACP. Instead he talked about denying civil rights to a civil rights organization and spoke in condescending and paternalistic terms about being a better president for African Americans than Barack Obama. It was a clear and cynical play for white votes.

07/12/2012

Stigall Show Log 7.12.12

Chris reviews Mitt Romney’s speech yesterday in front of the NAACP and details the United States Olympic Committees efforts to get Olympic Gyro in Reading Terminal Market to change their name. He talks Republican Senate Candidate Tom Smith about his campaign against Bob Casey and Kirsten Kukowski from the Republican National Committee about President Obama’s record of outsourcing.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/12/2012

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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

Stigall Show Log 10.21.11

Chris talks about the death of Muammar Qaddafi with CBS News Military Analyst Mike Lyons, Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan with Steve Cordasco, and the state of the Eagles with CBS 3’s Beasley Reece.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/21/2011

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