2004 No Wine Shop

2003 Philadelphia Alcohol Billboard Ban

2002
Stop Liquor Ads on NBC

2002 Community Partners

2001
Swisher Ain't Sweet

1999
Marlboro Mild

1998 African Amer. & Tobacco Settlement

1998 African Amer. Tobacco Ind. Lawsuit

1997 Say No to Menthol Joe

1996 Hands off Halloween

1995 X Cigarette

1994 World No Tobacco Day Activities

1993 Defeat of PowerMaster Malt Liquor

1990 Uptown Coalition

 

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ARTICLES

Tobacco Companies Target Black Smokers
by Glenn A. McCurdy
Philadelphia New Observer
January 31, 2001

Federal Court Panel Hears Appeal by Black Smokers
by Joseph A. Slobodzian
Philadelphia Inquirer
January 20, 2001

Holy Smokes!
by Sabrina Rubin
Philadelphia Magazine
February 1999
www.naaapi.org/documents/justice.htm

Tobacco Companies Accused of Targeting Blacks with Menthol
CNN/Associated Press
October 22, 1998

Black Group Sues Tobacco Company Over Menthol Cigarettes
by Ron Todt
Associated Press
October 23, 1998
www.mapinc.org/drugnews/v98.n955.a02.html

Black Lungs
by Salim Muwakkil
Gambit Weekly Wire
June 22, 1998
weeklywire.com/ww/06-22-98/gambit_feat-scut.html

Smoking Data Puzzle
by Tanya Barrientos
Chicago Tribune
Knight-Ridder/Tribune News Service
February 21, 1995
www.udayton.edu/~health/01status/smoking/puzzle.htm

Kiss of Death: African-Americans and the Tobacco Industry
by Claudia Morain
American Medical News
November 15, 1993
www.udayton.edu/~health/01status/smoking/kiss.htm

Fact sheet for the lawsuit.

Fact sheet for menthol in cigarettes.

Article about the Menthol lawsuit.

Other media coverage on the lawsuit.

The Civil Rights lawsuit.



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