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hopes to file 40,000 signatures before the filing deadline. Dr. Willie Wilson to run for mayor of Chicago     Will run city humanely and inclusive By Chinta Strausberg Just when you think 66-year-old Dr. Willie Wilson has done everything being a deacon, a philanthropist, a successful businessman, a recording artist and the producer of... Read more »

Mark Allen TV Election Analysis TONIGHT (THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH) @ 7:30 PM on CAN-TV Channel 21

Mark Allen TV Election Analysis TONIGHT (THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH) @ 7:30 PM on CAN-TV Channel 21 See and hear veteran activist Mark Allen’s Election Analysis without soundbites!! “GRASSROOTS CHICAGO SPEAKS” - HALF HOUR LIVE CALL-IN TV SHOW HOSTED BY REV. ROOSEVELT WATKINS  Why did Governor Quinn lose Illinois? Why did so many people choose not... Read more »

DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR STATE TREASURER MIKE FRERICHS, has earned Black community support

DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR STATE TREASURER MIKE FRERICHS has earned Black community support !! DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR STATE TREASURER  MIKE FRERICHS http://chicagodefender.com/2014/10/27/banking-desert-communities-more-blacks-live-in-them/ ; While people (including Democrats AND their key Black supporters) are spending 90% of their time focusing on the re-election of Governor Quinn, DEMOCRATIC NOMINEE FOR STATE TREASURER  MIKE FRERICHS should be recognized for his... Read more »
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Over 100 Get-Out-The-Vote Street Workers Dispatched From PUSH For Black Turnout

Over 100 Get-Out-The-Vote Street Workers Dispatched From PUSH For Black Turnout THE ILLINOIS VOTER RESTORATION PROJECT (committed to re-connecting voters to the electoral process) Mark S. Allen, Lead Organizer As a former Field Director for PUSH,  I was humbled to be back there today working in my non partisan voter education position as Lead Organizer... Read more »

After Snubbing The Chicago Defender, Rauner Now Snubs WVON !

THIS JUST IN — After Bruce Rauner snubbed The historic Chicago Defender by not doing any advertising in their Election edition as his campaign promised to do in his promised Black community media buy with other Black media as well – Rauner has now moved on to snubbing historic radio station WVON by not confirming... Read more »

Rauner/Republicans SNUB historic Chicago Defender Newspaper !!

Rauner/Republicans SNUB historic Chicago Defender Newspaper !! I did not believe the calls I received telling me that The historic Chicago Defender’s 2014 Election Edition did not have one ad from from Governor candidate Bruce Rauner, Senate candidate Jim Oberweis or any of the Republican party candidates for election DESPITE their public propoganda about their... Read more »
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GOVERNOR QUINN GETS MAJOR BLACK UNITED FRONT STRATEGIC ELECTION TURNOUT BOOST

GOVERNOR QUINN GETS MAJOR BLACK UNITED FRONT STRATEGIC ELECTION TURNOUT BOOST A major powerful Black United front of a few hundred – an intergenerational group of Black elected officials, religious and business leaders combined with a number of veteran Black grassroots street activists packed together into the historic Parkway Ballroom announcing their major street mobilization... Read more »

Recording Artist Bobby Hutton Should Be Honored For SOUL TRAIN October 1971 Show Debut Anniversary!

Recording Artist Bobby Hutton Should Be Honored For SOUL TRAIN October 1971 Show Debut Anniversary! http://youtu.be/8uCJfVgv-u4 link of Chicago recording artist and 16th Ward resident making Black music history appearing on the first October 1971 national broadcast of SOUL TRAIN.  I would like to suggest that before the month of October ends that the 16th... Read more »

Wallace "Gator" Bradley Highlights Sun Times Story On Rahm In Clinton Administration As Direct Causes 20 Years Later On Roots Of Urban Violence

Veteran activist Wallace “Gator” Bradley states that the only way Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel can truthfully turn the tide on the Senseless Shootings and Killings of African-Americans by other African-Americans,  should start with Rahm’s acknowledgement of what part he played from his former roles as Congressman voting against urban jobs and over 300 times against... Read more »
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City Hall Protest at City Council Meeting on CHA Lack of Enforcement of federal Section 3contracts and jobs and against Walsh Construction Company

Because of today’s Chicago City Council Meeting demonstrators are taking their protest to City Hall to let our local elected officials know of their fight for over $100 Million dollars in community jobs and contracts that are NOT coming to the local communities as required by the federal Section 3 laws requiring it!! And letting... Read more »
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