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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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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