Posts tagged "chicago news"

Statement on Death Of OTIS CLAY, legendary vocalist, recording artist

      Dont mind at all publicly sharing the tears on learning of the reported sudden heart attack death today of yet another Elder and long time friend, the legendary singer OTIS CLAY. Glad I saw him a few months ago on 47th Street and was able to share with him again the many... Read more »

PUT UP or SHUT UP TIME for voter registration, voter education and turnout for March Elections!

  THE ILLINOIS VOTER RESTORATION CIVIC EDUCATION PROJECT voter education arm of National Black Wall Street Chicago 4655 South King Drive, Suite 203 Chicago, Illinois 60653 connecting and reconnecting voters to the ongoing electoral processes MARK S  ALLEN, Lead Organizer  and part of the new VOTERS BLOCK a revived intergenerational collaboration of activists and organizations committed to... Read more »

Local Pastors Say LaQuan McDonald Video Will Demand Answers and Accountability

Local Pastors Say LaQuan McDonald Video Will Demand Answers and Accountability  The Rev. Cy Fields of the New Landmark Baptist church states, “As a pastor I am morally curious about the content of this secretive CPD video that had to have a judge rule for its release. There are numerous questions the Mayor, Chicago Police... Read more »
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Preckwinkle Sales Tax versus Stroger Sales Tax Analysis

  Preckwinkle Sales Tax versus Stroger Sales Tax Analysis   I am waiting to see the public and political analysis on this latest Sales Tax Debate that MUST surely have to be had for some sense of balanced civic education. I want to see just HOW the major media analyzes how they publicly treat current... Read more »

Missed opportunity from The Chicago Mayoral Debate at DuSable Museum

Missed opportunity from The Chicago Mayoral Debate   The Chicago Mayoral debate was hosted in a historic Black community where Gospel Music was born; in a historic Black museum; co hosted by a historic Black radio station WVON, a Black advocacy group like The Chicago Urban League; allegedly with subject matter of importance to the Black... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »