Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration

On Monday, January 18th from 9am – 12pm, the Philadelphia NAACP and Black Clergy will host a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration at Bright Hope Baptist Church.

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Philadelphia NAACP President Discusses Police Shootings

NAACP President Featured on Comcast Newsmakers Jill Horner speaks with Minister Rodney Muhammad, President of Philadelphia NAACP, about legislation that would remove the names of officers in cases of police shootings of civilians. Recorded November […]

2015 Annual Awards Gala

THE PHILADELPHIA NAACP 2015 ANNUAL AWARDS GALA “JUSTICE: A NEW WORLD IN MY VIEW” FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2015 First District Plaza Ballroom 3801 Market Street, Philadelphia Special Guest Honoree Dick Gregory Social Commentator/Human Rights Activist […]

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October 14, 2016 NAACP Annual Gala

Friday October 14th @ 5:30pm || Confirmed Honoree & Special Guest for this year’s Philadelphia NAACP Gala is Mrs. Juanita Abernathy! She marched and fought alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as well as Rosa […]

MEDIA ALERT: The Philadelphia NAACP to lead Voter Empowerment Campaign

MEDIA ALERT Danielle P. Jeter                                                                                        267-562-2179 NAACPphilly@gmail.com Chapter Website: www.philadelphianaacp.org   The Philadelphia NAACP to lead Voter Empowerment Campaign WHO:  Minister Rodney Muhammad President of Philadelphia NAACP Chapter, The Black Clergy of Philadelphia […]


J. Whyatt Mondesire, former President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the NAACP on August 10, 2009. (David Maialetti / Staff Photographer)


President, NAACP Philadelphia Branch 1996-2014 Whyatt was elected president of the NAACP Philadelphia Branch in 1996. His unique style of leadership helped to reinvigorate the branch and increased its membership to over 5,000. A member […]

Honoring Civil Right Champion Julian Bond

August 16, 2015 Statement issued by Minister Rodney Muhammad NAACP President Philadelphia   The NAACP was saddened to hear that Julian Bond long time Civil Rights champion has passed. His career in our struggle for freedom […]

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