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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

(The NAACP billboard that is the subject of a lawsuit against the City of Philadelphia.  Image provided)

NAACP, ACLU Sue Philadelphia Over Rejected Airport Billboard

An attorney for the ACLU of Philadelphia says the city violated the First Amendment when it turned down the ad, citing its subject matter.

10/19/2011

(Officer Kenny Godbold, in July file photo.   Credit:  Alicia Guide/ ardmore.patch.com)

NAACP Plans Legal Action On Behalf Of Lower Merion Police Officer

Representatives of the NAACP say they are standing behind veteran officer Kerry Godbold, whom they say was passed over by the department in his bid to become a sergeant earlier this year.

09/21/2011

(Philadelphia NAACP president Jerome Mondesire, in 2010 file photo.)

NAACP Gets City Council To Hold 2 Additional Hearings On Philadelphia Redistricting

After threat of a lawsuit by the local branch of the NAACP, Philadelphia City Council has agreed to expand the number of hearings into how the city will be redistricted in accordance with the latest census.

08/08/2011

(credit: Tom Grill/Getty Images)

Philadelphia To Ban Felon Question On Job Applications

Philadelphia will soon become the latest U.S. city to “ban the box,” prohibiting questions about a person’s criminal record on job applications.

04/15/2011

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South Philly Hotel Owner Says Racism Not Behind Restaurant’s Eviction

The local branch of the NAACP is accusing a South Philadelphia hotel of discrimination, for allegedly asking that the attached restaurant not schedule any hip-hop parties.

03/18/2011

(credit:  Portrait by Leroy Forney)

Discovering Frances Harper

A poet, novelist, political activist and vice president of the newly formed National Association of Colored Women in 1896… yet the name Frances Ellen Watkins Harper cannot be found in most history books.

02/02/2011

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African-American Vote Could Be Pivotal In Mid-Term Elections

President Obama has been campaigning hard in heavily democratic cities like Philadelphia to rally the African-American vote.

10/29/2010

Analysis: Tea Party Experiences Some Growing Pains

A political storm has surrounded the national tea party –a  major figure is out.

07/19/2010

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