Posts tagged "CeaseFire"

IN RESPONSE TO KILLING OF LARRY HOOVER NEPHEW, VETERAN ACTIVISTS, MARK ALLEN, OF NATIONAL BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO, WALLACE "GATOR" BRADLEY OF UNITED IN PEACE, J. MINOR ALLEN, A FORMER NEIGHBORHOOD CEASEFIRE DIRECTOR AND OTHERS SUPPORTING MOTHER OF KIN OF LARRY HOOVER IN CALLING FOR NO RETALIATION VIOLENCE

  VETERAN ACTIVISTS, MARK ALLEN, OF NATIONAL BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO, WALLACE “GATOR” BRADLEY OF UNITED IN PEACE, J. MINOR ALLEN, A FORMER NEIGHBORHOOD CEASEFIRE DIRECTOR  AND OTHERS SUPPORTING MOTHER OF KIN OF LARRY HOOVER IN CALLING FOR NO RETALIATION VIOLENCE IN RESPONSE TO KILLING OF HOOVER NEPHEW ACTIVISTS THANK REPORTER KONKLE AND DNAINFO FOR... Read more »

Veteran Activists Respond To Arrest of Tio Hardiman On Allegations Of Domestic Battery

  Veteran activists Wallace “Gator” Bradley of United In Peace, Mark S.Allen of National Black Wall Street Chicago, J. Minor Allen,  a former CeaseFire Director and others have been contacted by the press today regarding the arrest of our longtime ally Tio Hardiman on allegations of domestic violence and Bradley and Allen and others released... Read more »

Chicago Crime Problem Will Not Go Away With The Same "Gang" Focus Used By Mayor Emanuel and Police Chief McCarthy Which Continues To Ignore The Economic Root Causes

Chicago Crime Problem Will Not Go Away With The Same “Gang” Focus Used By Mayor Emanuel and Police Chief McCarthy Which Continues To Ignore The Economic Root Causes “CeaseFire is Good Symbolism, But Won’t Resolve The Substance Of The Crime Problem” Just so CeaseFire doesnt  get scapegoated in this latest remedy to the “gang” and... Read more »
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Retaliation Shootings With Possible Fatalities Happenning Now on Chicago's 63rd Street!!

BREAKING NEWS !!!SEVERAL SHOOTINGS AND POSSIBLE YOUTH FATALITIES ON CHICAGO’S SOUTHSIDE ON 63RD STREET Repeated calls are coming in to our office regarding a series of shootings with possible fatalities occurring in the area of Chicago’s 63rd Street; 63rd & Rhodes; 63rd & King Drive; 63rd & Cottage Grove;  and none of our street contacts... Read more »

SCOTT LEE COHEN JOINS CEASE FIRE FOR MARCH AGAINST VIOLENCE IN ROSELAND FRIDAY NIGHT SEPTEMBER 10th

Contact: John E. Davis                                         September 9, 2010        Media Spokesman               Scott Lee Cohen-Independent Candidate for Governor of Illinois               (312) 622-1246            COHEN JOINS CEASE FIRE FOR MARCH AGAINST VIOLENCE IN... Read more »

Join CeaseFire and Others Today, July 30th at 4:00 PM at 115th & Perry For Prayer Vigil For 13 Year Old Robert Freeman , Jr

CEASEFIRE PRAYER VIGIL IN MEMORY OF ROBERT FREEMAN, JR FRIDAY, JULY 30th, 2010 4:00 PM 115th & PERRY Contact Bob Jackson at (773) 895-7991   Editor’s Note: I certainly feel for the family of 13 year old Robert Freeman, Jr, who was ambushed, shot and killed with 22 gun shots on 115th & Perry. Robert... Read more »
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Mark Allen Appears on WPWR MY50 Chicago On Monique Caradine's "Perspective" TV Show Sunday May 9th at Noon

Mark Allen Appears on WPWR MY50 Chicago On Monique Caradine’s “Perspective” TV Show Sunday May 9th at Noon     Sunday, May 9th — Tune in to Monique Caradine’s “Perspective” TV Show at 12:00 Noon on WPRW TV, MY 50 Chicago and Cable Channel 8. I am humbled to be one of her guests talking... Read more »

Former CeaseFire Activist Challenges CeaseFire and Others on The Desperate Economic Conditions That Must Be Addressed For Peace In The Hood !

As a former volunteer and strong supporter of CeaseFire and other crime intervention and prevention groups, I am making this personal and public appeal to them all that we MUST step up and expand our direct action campaigns to focus on the desperate economic conditions that will continue to drive people into a summer of tension... Read more »

Veteran Activist Mark Allen Blasts Mayor Daley and Rahm Emanuel as Not Caring About Black and Poor People for They Fail to Acknowledge Community Recommendations On How To Stop Summer Violence, But CNN Did Today !

Starting this morning on CNN, I was interviewed along with State Representative LaShawn K. Ford with regard to the debate over whether or not The National Guard was the answer to reducing Chicago crime this summer, and I challenged Mayor Daley on CNN how he was absolutely wrong about his declaration that GUNS was the number... Read more »
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I do not support calling the National Guard To Patrol Chicago streets - Why not address an economic issue with economic solutions?

If the foundation of much of Chicago crime is rooted in the battle of people trying desperate, illegal, and deadly means to make an economic living for themselves and their families, WHY do people want to keep trying to resolve an ecxonomically rooted problem with more legal and law enforcoement remedies? Is it easier for... Read more »