Posts tagged "Chicago gangs"

Father Pfleger Peace Prize In Chicago For Bringing four rival gangs together for a night of peace versus their usual violence

Today (September 22, 2012) in Chicago the legendary activist Catholic priest, Father Michael Pfleger of St. Sabina earned what we can call the local version of The Nobel Peace Prize for what he took the risk to accomplish bringing four rival gang members and their supporters together and instead of violence instead was a peaceful... Read more »

The Complete Letter from Alabama City Councilman To Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel referring Wallace "Gator" Bradley to help stop Chicago Violence

The Complete Letter from Alabama City Councilman To Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel referring Wallace “Gator” Bradley to help stop Chicago Violence 312-371-6914 OFFICE OF THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF BIRMINGHAM 7TH NORTH TWENTIETH STREET .’BIRMINGHAM. ALABAMA 35203 (205) 254-2294 / Fax (205) 254-2603 August 27, 2012 The Honorable Rahm Emmanuel Office of the Mayor 121... Read more »

Anti Violence Efforts In Chicago Continue To Fail !

  NO AMOUNT of police presence alone can resolve the desperate economic conditions by which so much of the random violence is rooted. Far too much of the criminal activity is not connected to ANY established street gangs. You resolve a desperate economic problem with a desperate economic solution. Anyone who is a veteran organizer/activist... Read more »
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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 »

Chicago Crime and Violence and Killings CONTINUES to rise DESPITE Mayor Emanuel's Alleged Crime Crackdown!!

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Gary McCarthy New Police Deployment on South and Westside Represents More Symbolism Than Substance Black Wall Street Chicago 4655 South King Drive, Suite 203 Chicago, Illinois 60653 773-392-0165 Mark S. Allen, Chicago Chairman Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Gary McCarthy New Police Deployment on South and Westside Will... Read more »

Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Gary McCarthy New Police Deployment on South and Westside Will Cause More Pain and Suffering Than Resolution

Black Wall Street Chicago 4655 South King Drive, Suite 203 Chicago, Illinois 60653 773-392-0165 Mark S. Allen, Chicago Chairman Mayor Emanuel and Chicago Police Superintendent Gary McCarthy New Police Deployment on South and Westside Will Cause More Pain and Suffering Than Resolution Mayor Emanuel and Police Chief McCarthy are about to find out with their... Read more »
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Veteran Black Activist/Journalist Mark Allen Offers Analysis & Direction For Chicago Gang Leadership Meeting, Media & Leadership Responses

Personal and group Media Availability after 3:30 PM at the offices of The South Street Journal Newspaper and Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI 449 East 35th Street, 1st Floor, Chicago, Illinois 60616  (Office) 312-624-8351 (Mobile) 773-392-0165 Veteran Black Activist/Journalist Mark Allen Offers Analysis & Direction For Chicago Gang Leadership Meeting, Media & Leadership Responses Characterizations... Read more »

Activists Respond To Alleged Threats To Chicago Police From Gangs !

Today, veteran community activists Mark S. Allen and Wallace “Gator” Bradley will continue to reach out to new CAPS Director Ronald Holt and others to find a way to form some immediate communications to find out what is at the bottom of what is being reported as “Gang Members Targeting Police Officers.”  If President Obama... Read more »

Transcript of the 4-27-2010 Mark S. Allen's "American Morning" CNN Interview With Mark S. Allen on "Solutions" To Chicago Violence versus The National Guard. Interviewed by CNN Morning Show host Kiran Chetry

  Transcript of the 4-27-2010 “American Morning” CNN Interview With Veteran activist/journalist Mark S. Allen and Illinois State Representative LaShawn K. Ford, on “Solutions” To Chicago Violence versus The National Guard. Interviewed by CNN Morning Show host Kiran Chetry     CHETRY: Well, curving violence in Chicago. A lot of people are wondering what to... Read more »
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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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