Local Civil Rights Leader Jerry Mondesire Hospitalized in Critical Condition: Report

UPDATE: Jerry Mondesire passed away at the age of 65. DETAILS HERE

Local civil rights leader Jerry Mondesire is in critical condition at a Philadelphia hospital, according to a report.

Mondesire, 65, is in critical condition at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, according to Philly.com.


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The article states that a family friend told The Philadelphia Inquirer that Mondesire suffered a brain aneurysm while having dialysis.

Mondesire took over the Philadelphia chapter of the NAACP in 1991.

In 2014, the national office suspended him after he was accused of misusing funds.

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