Tag: Black Wall Street-Chicago

10,000 Rally at 95th & Western with legendary Black business icon Ed Gardner Sunday September 30th

National Black Wall Street Chicago declares Sunday September 30th as “DIGNITY DAY” 3:00 PM 95th & Western (Route from 95th & Western to 91st & Western) LEGENDARY ICON ED GARDNER “DIGNITY DAYS” MOBILIZATION CONTINUES ON BEHALF NEW MOVEMENT TO CHALLENGE THE LACK OF BLACK COMMUNITY CONTRACTORS AND WORKERS ON CONSTRUCTION SITES Gardner using his moral... Read more »

Ed Gardner Calls For 10,000 Blacks To Rally For Black Contracts Sunday September 30, Mobilization Continues Wednesday September 30th

National Black Wall Street Chicago joins Ed Gardner’s BLACK on BLACK LOVE organization, Save Our Community Coalition and others as we continue to direct action action organize on construction sites. We are inviting unemployed construction workers to come prepared dressed for work as we add you to our database of prepared workers ready to work... Read more »

Ed Gardner protest at construction site with no Black workers continues Tuesday, September 25 at 92nd & Western

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact Mark S. Allen @ 773-392-0165 TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 6:30 AM — Local unemployed Black construction workers assemble at 92nd & Western construction site demonstrating that qualified Black workers are prepare to work 12:00 Noon — Ed Gardner returns to construction site to determine if he will call for another shut down... Read more »

Legendary Black Businessman Ed Gardner To Stage Protest - No Black Workers at Construction Site Monday September 24

87 year Old Edward Gardner, legendary former President of Soft Sheen Products and who Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The City Of Chicago just honored with honorary street sign, threatens to disrupt construction on Monday morning to protest lack of African American participation in construction. WHEN:       Monday, September 24, 2012 WHERE:    Construction site at 2210 West... Read more »

Help With New $500 Matching Grant For Black Wall Street Chicago Organization

Those who could not help last month CAN HELP this month as The Black Wall Street Chicago Organization has been blessed again to have a funder who will bless the organization with $500 if we raise raise $500 BEFORE the end of September to get another matching grant of $500 to make it $1,000 to... Read more »

City Council Black Caucus Should Block Park District/CTAContracts To Firm With Allegations of Violating Black/Minority/MBE Rules

Veteran Black activists Wallace “Gator” Bradley of The United In Peace Organization, Mark Allen, Chairman of The National Black Wall Street Chicago organization and community Black construction worker coalitions and others today say they are calling on City Council Black Caucus Chairman Howard Brookins, Jr and The City Council Black Council to immediately seek to... Read more »

Rev. Al Sharpton's National Youth Leaders Successful Meeting In Chicago

Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Youth Leaders Successful Meeting In Chicago A great experience yesterday at The National Action Network National Youth Leadership Meeting with Chicago Youth Leaders at The Carter Temple CME Church, including 14 year old Mary Pat Hector the National Youth Leader from Atlanta and Dominique Sharpton, daughter of Rev Al Sharpton and... Read more »

Sharpton's National Youth Leaders Meet With Chicago Youth Leaders Against Violence Saturday September 1

Invitation and media advisory by Mark Allen, Chairman of National Black Wall Street Chicago and one of the national organizers for Rev. Al Sharpton’s “Measuring The Movement” Campaign 773-392-0165 National Action Network/Youth Move presents: The Hope and Heal Project in Chicago Saturday, September 1st Come meet The national youth leaders from Rev. Al Sharpton’s National... Read more »

Democratic leader responds to Washington Post feature of Chicago activist Mark Allen and his challenge to President Obama in re-connecting to grassroots constituencies for 2012 reelection

Rikki Jones, President Of The Cook County Democratic Women Committee Responds to Washington Post feature of Mark Allen & Obama 2012 Contact: Rikki D. Jones, President Cook County Democratic Women (773)480-0340 Rikki_jones@msn.com   Statement By Rikki Jones, President Of The Cook County Democratic Women Committee On Mark Allen & Obama 2012   As a veteran... Read more »

The Washington Post Feature With Chicago Activist Mark Allen

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/old-obama-acquaintance/2012/08/16/215b484e-dbd3-11e1-8e43-4a3c4375504a_story.html Old Obama acquaintance voices South Side’s disillusionment with his former ally The Link for The Washington Post Feature With Chicago Activist Mark Allen