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Diverse Gasparilla parade has transcended insult of racism

But African-Americans here were far from equal ground. The chamber of commerce had no black members and black ... Eddie Adams Jr. attributes the small number of African American members in the foundin... read more

Philadelphia Legacy Awards highlight civic leaders

Whyatt “Jerry” Mondesire, former president of the Philadelphia NAACP and founder ... the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and the American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania. He was a foun... read more

Educator and community leader Anna Jolivet dies at 85

Anna Jolivet, a renowned local educator who was the first African-American woman to be appointed ... named Woman of the Year by the Tucson Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. She was one of the founding ... read more

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Nominating Panel Sends Mayor List Of Potential School Board Members

She is a board member for the League of Women Voters, Philly Set Go, the Philadelphia Chapter NAACP Youth Council and is a member ... Center for New Pennsylvanians, the Asian American Chamber of Comme... read more


Sondheim, Streisand, Chisholm to get Presidential Medal of Freedom

In 1969 she became one of the founding members of what would become the Congressional Black Caucus. Not satisfied, Chisholm went on to make history yet again, becoming the first major-party African-Am... read more

Vanderbilt athletics honors civil rights leaders during Equality Weekend

In 1992, she founded the Tennessee Tribune newspaper to cover Nashville’s African American community and established the Greater Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce ... NAACP, founder and president of ... read more

Centennial of the Orange Pennant

Never before have so many women entered the Assembly Chamber ... a charter member of the State Federation of Women's Clubs. Virginia's husband, Hugh Francis Fox, achieved national recognition and even ... read more

Coalition Launches Diversity Initiatives For Film Biz: “If They Want Our Business, They Have To Include Us”

The group — comprised of the NAACP ... latest annual report on African Americans in the film industry will be released soon. Added Sonny Skyhawk, a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sc... read more

Holloway: Bus issues trump train talk

Alds. Zielinski and Ashanti Hamilton are pitching the task force as a way to focus on joblessness among African-American males. The membership reads like a who's who in the world of inner city job iss... read more

Luckily, Trump's Border Speech Was a Big Nothingburger: Reason Roundup

Perhaps the most bizarre part of last night's widely televised presidential address is how surface-normal it all seemed. Sure, President Donald Trump spouted off a dizzying array of incorrect statisti... read more

Eric Cantor accuses Democrats of 'fanning flames' on member threats

House Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-Va.) angrily lashed out at Democratic leaders for their handling of reported threats against members of Congress Thursday, accusing them of "dangerously fanning the ... read more



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