I regret to inform you of the passing of our Immediate Past President J. Whyatt Mondesire on Sunday, October 4, 2015. Please keep his family in prayer.
Public Viewing
Tuesday, October 13, 2015, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm,

Bright Hope Baptist Church
1601 N. 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

 Repast following viewing at Champaign’s 21 E Chelten Avenue, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19144.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 11:00 am
Bright Hope Baptist Church,
1601 N 12th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, 215-232-6004  
Repast following service.

Condolences can be sent to the family of J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire to:

C/O The Philadelphia Sunday Sun
6661 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19119

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of J. Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire to:

NAACP Philadelphia ACT-SO Program
1722-42 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

NAACP Philadelphia Youth Council
1722-42 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists
P. O. Box 8232
Philadelphia, PA 19101


In honor of our Fallen Soldier, Chairman Emeritus H. Julian Bond, we are asking all Units to pause at 1pm Mountain time, 2pm Central time, 3pm Eastern Time. on Saturday, August 22, 2015 as his family memorializes his passing by spreading his ashes in the ocean.   If you are near water at that time, we ask that you spread petals in his memory.  Also, the last speech given by Chair Emeritus Bond at the 2009 Centennial Convention in New York City will be available on our webpage at that time as well.


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You have a civil right to opt out of state mandated standard testing. In Pennsylvania, that is based on religious beliefs.  There are people in school districts across the Pennsylvania doing this right now.
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born suspect

NAACP’s groundbreaking report, Born Suspect, opens a renewed dialogue about racial profiling by law enforcement in America. This conversation includes a call to action for NAACP members to work toward ending this ineffective policing practice across the country.

The report includes an Anti-Racial Profiling Model Bill, sample End Racial Profiling Act (ERPA) letter to Congress, Principles for an Effective Civilian Review Board, Police Misconduct Incident Reporting Form and more. #BornSuspect is also a social media campaign that brings to light everyday racial profiling that occurs with people of color across the US. Share your story. Demand justice.  Read more


On November 10, 2014, we filed a lawsuit in Commonwealth Court on behalf of six school districts, seven parents, the Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools (PARSS) and the NAACP Pennsylvania State Conference against legislative leaders, state education officials, and the Governor for failing to uphold the General Assembly’s constitutional obligation to provide a system of public education that gives all children in Pennsylvania the resources they need to meet state-imposed academic standards and thrive in today’s world. Read more…

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