NAACP

Black and Jewish leaders condemn anti-Semitic post local NAACP President Rodney Muhammad
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Cherri Gregg
July 28, 2020 - 12:34 pm
Members of the Philadelphia NAACP have voiced frustration over their president, Rodney Muhammad, after he shared an anti-Semitic meme on Facebook. No one within the organization has called for his resignation, but leaders outside of it are. Read more here.
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Prison.
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Cherri Gregg
February 27, 2020 - 4:17 pm
The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDEF) is leading the charge in a lawsuit against the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, filed Thursday in state court, to cease prison-based gerrymandering. Read more here.
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This week's panel includes Philadelphia NAACP President Rodney Muhammad and Rutgers constitutional law professor Stacy Hawkins, and Comcast Senior Executive Vice President David L. Cohen.
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Flashpoint
November 17, 2019 - 9:03 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about Hollywood entertainment mogul Byron Allen's race discrimination suit against Comcast.
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Jazmyne Childs cries during a news conference on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, as she describes the sexual harassment she says she endured while employed by the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP, in Raleigh, N.C.
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AP News
October 02, 2019 - 12:02 pm
A former North Carolina NAACP leader has softened his denial of sexual misconduct accusations.
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Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 9:30 am
Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized for wearing blackface decades ago, becoming the latest politician to face scrutiny over racially insensitive photos from their university days.
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Donald Trump
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July 24, 2019 - 11:24 am
By Errin Haines Whack and Scott Bauer, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Robin D. Stephens lived through Jim Crow and thought the worst days of racism were behind her. Then President Donald Trump told four American congresswomen of color to "go back" to where they came from. "It was very hurtful to...
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Philadelphia police officers
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Kristen Johanson
June 06, 2019 - 4:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Ten Philadelphia police officers who have been under investigation for posting racist and derogatory messages on social media have now been pulled from duty, following the release of hundreds of such messages by watchdog research group The Plain View Project ...
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Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam
Eastern Virginia Medical School via AP
February 02, 2019 - 9:33 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia's governor on Saturday vowed to remain in office despite widespread calls for his resignation after a racist photo surfaced on a school yearbook page. His refusal to step down could signal a potentially long and bruising fight with his former supporters. Gov. Ralph...
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A local act of hate which has garnered national attention, brings a community together as they find out about just what's going on with the investigation.
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Justin Udo
January 02, 2019 - 9:38 pm
SWARTHMORE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware County community comes together to find out more about an investigation into notes filled with hate speech that were sent to residents and left neighbors outraged. The letters in question were sent out by high school students to homes in Swarthmore and...
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Left: Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, R-Miss.; Right: democratic challenger Mike Espy
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November 12, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row." Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in...
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