Death Of Civil Rights Activist Julian Bond Draws Reaction From Local LeadersCivil rights icon Julian Bond grew up in the greater Philadelphia area -- and went on to break barriers in his fight for equality. The longtime board chairman of the NAACP died Saturday in Florida after a brief illness. He was 75.
Longtime Civil Rights Activist Bond Dead At 75Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75.
Stigall Show Log 7.15.15Chris 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.
Diversity Career Fair Held Alongside NAACP ConventionThis year's edition, at Philadelphia's Convention Center, featured more than 70 employers, including some that attendees might not have expected.
President Obama In Philadelphia To Address 106th NAACP ConventionAttendees 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.
NAACP Leaders Focus On The Future On Day Three Of ConventionNAACP leaders have laid out the road map for the future throughout their convention in Philadelphia.
Mayor Nutter Speaks At NAACP National ConventionNAACP 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.
NAACP Lifts Economic Boycott On South CarolinaFor 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.
NAACP Votes To End Economic Boycott Of South Carolina At National Convention In PhiladelphiaThe 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.
NAACP Opens National Convention In Philadelphia This WeekendThe NAACP meets in Philadelphia over the next five days, at what the group's President calls "an extraordinary moment."
President Obama And Thousands Of Visitors Expected At NAACP ConventionThe 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.
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