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Philly NAACP

Presidential ardor on racial reality still lacking

August 23, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  President Barack Obama talks with Attorney General Eric Holder to discuss the situation in Ferguson, Mo., in Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., August 14, 2014.   (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)    By  J. Whyatt Mondesire When Mr. Obama won his first national election, many black people celebrated copiously and wept with unrestrained joy….

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Democracy Now! Blog

August 9, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:   Ted Postol (http://www.democracynow.org/blog] Publisher’s Note: Unraveling international news has never been easy. Foreign wars are especially hard to grasp since once the shooting starts, truth is always the first casualty. So it is with the current torrent of news stories about the latest conflicts in the Middle East, where thousands of people have…

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My response to series of attacks; ENOUGH ALREADY!

June 14, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  J. Whyatt Mondesire By J. Whyatt Mondesire For the past several weeks, Axis Philly, a renegade blog that specializes in character assassination, has been working in concert with my enemies to attack my leadership of the NAACP. The aim of Axis Philly during this time has been in total accord with these scurrilous…

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Poet laureate, author Maya Angelou dies at 86

May 31, 2014

ABOVE PHOTO:  Maya Angelou.  (AP Photo)   “The caged bird sings with a fearful trill of things unknown but longed  for still and his tune is heard on the distant hill for the caged bird sings of freedom.” –Maya Angelou, “Caged Bird” from Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? Associated Press NEW YORK — Maya Angelou…

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City Council urges Philadelphias to vote “yes” on May 20th and raise the wage

May 17, 2014

Approval of ballot question would extend $10.88 minimum wage to City subcontracted workers With less than a week to go before Pennsylvania’s primary elections, a united City Council last week urged Philadelphians to vote “yes” on a ballot question that would extend the current minimum wage of $10.88 to all City subcontracted workers.  The ballot measure,…

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MISSING: Avonte Oquendo

September 21, 2013

Avonte Oquendo / Male / Black / 14 Years old

Height 5’3″ / Weight 125 lbs / Hair Black, Eyes Brown

Last known address: 98-01 67th Ave., Queens, NY

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