Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

Black church finds new home inside of Hyde Park Jewish temple, by Chinta Strausberg

CAPTION:  Rev. Larry Martin, pastor of the Hope Church of Chicago, has found a new home for his African American non-denominational church inside of the 165-year-old historic KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation located across the street from President Barack Obama’s Hyde Park home. (photo by Chinta Strausberg) Black church finds new home inside of Hyde Park... Read more »

National Black Wall Street Organization Salutes Reggio's Pizza on 40th Year Anniversary

“As Chairman of the National Black Wall Street Chicago Organization and on behalf of Rev. Michael Carter, National President of the National Black Wall Street USA organization,  we offer our collective congratulations to the 40th Year Anniversary of Reggio’s Pizza, a legendary and historic Black owned and operated business from Chicago, led by Mr. John... Read more »

Update on Funeral Services In Chicago For Robert "Bob" Lucas, Legendary Civil Rights Activist/Organizer From CORE and KOCO, Monday March 26th

UPDATE ____————- Tonight I was at PUSH for the homegoing services for the legendary civil rights activist Robert “Bob” Lucas, and I saw people like Jacqueline Jackson,wife of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Congressman Bobby Rush, activist Marc Loveless, former 3rd Ward Alderman Dorothy Tillman, former US Senator Roland Burris, former Illinois Deputy Governor Louanner Peters, Rev.... Read more »
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Carl West Contributes To Sharpton, West, Tavis, Obama Debate "When Sould We Talk Black?"

When should we ‘talk Black?’ By Carl WestTBTNEWSSERVICE.COM I respect and appreciate Rev. Al Sharpton’s hustle and his commitment to Black America, and I can’t begin to challenge his accomplishments. But what I can challenge is his ongoing “us versus them” chatter, and his denouncing of anyone who disagrees with his views. Rev. Sharpton uses... Read more »

Is Illinois 26th District a "Pay To Play" District? Insider Political Fundraiser Candidate Being Chosen Over Proven Grassroots Candidates !

Is the Illinois 26th District a “Pay To Play” Seat Now?? I just got a call that a candidate from the University of Chicago who has raised money for Barack Obama, new 4th Ward Alderman Will Burns, State Senator Kwame Raoule and many of the Committeemen voting and other politicians in the district is being chosen... Read more »

Donna Brazile to Meet with Cornel West to Discuss President Obama, (Dr. Boyce Watkins Reports in YOUR BLACK WORLD)

Donna Brazile to Meet with Cornel West to Discuss President Obama By Staff Closed Categories: Uncategorized by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World – Scholarship in Action  The black political grapevine recently informed me that respected political strategist Donna Brazile plans to meet with Professor Cornel West at Princeton University. The meeting was apparently arranged in... Read more »
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Mark Allen, Bobby Rush, Braun vs Rahm Analysis Featured In TruthBTold National News Service

Building the Next Generation of Leaders President Obama & Mark Allen COMMENTARY Media Not Reporting Mobilization For Braun’s Campaign Correspondent: Mark S. Allen The major media goes to great lengths to report when Carol Moseley Braun goes down in the polls, but doesn’t seem as balanced to report events like this past weekend when over... Read more »

Public Appeal To President Obama To Acknowlege Life And Legacy Of Legendary Chicago Organizer Hazel Johnson Whom He Worked With In Chicago

Champion of environment a quiet hero mary mitchell marym@suntimes.com .hideTime { display: none; } Jan 16, 2011 02:36AM Share E-Mail Print Hazel Johnson Some heroes bask in the glory of their accomplishments during their lifetimes. But this is an honor that is usually bestowed only upon our most talented athletes, musicians, actors, artists and writers.... Read more »

Sun Times' Mary Mitchell Remembers Legendary Chicago Organizer And Activist Hazel Johnson

Champion of environment a quiet hero mary mitchell marym@suntimes.com .hideTime { display: none; } Jan 16, 2011 02:36AM Share E-Mail Print Hazel Johnson Some heroes bask in the glory of their accomplishments during their lifetimes. But this is an honor that is usually bestowed only upon our most talented athletes, musicians, actors, artists and writers.... Read more »
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Death Of Legendary Southside Community Organizer, Activist Hazel Johnson

Ms. Hazel Johnson has passed today at 1:45 am.  Her family was with her and she died peacefully. Service arrangements are pending, will be posted on PCR’s website at www.peopleforcommunityrecovery.org   Sincerely,   Johnson’s Family Sad news that longtime community organizer and activist Hazel Johnson has died. I can remember almost 20 years ago we... Read more »