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Dr. Willie Wilson donates $1 million to his own Chicago mayoral campaign

Caption:  Mayoral hopeful Dr. Willie Wilson Monday donated $1 million to his own campaign to prove he is serious about becoming Chicago’s next mayor. (Photo by Chinta Strausberg) Caption:  Dr. Willie Wilson holds his personal $1 million check he deposited into his mayoral campaign. (Photo by Chinta Strausberg) Caption;  Dr. Willie Wilson said if elected... Read more »


REP. DANNY K. DAVIS NOW SUPPORTS DR. WILLIE WILSON FOR MAYOR Rep. Danny Davis now supports Dr. Willie Wilson for mayor By Chinta Strausberg Just a few days after filing 47,000 signatures to run for mayor of Chicago, businessman/philanthropist Dr. Willie Wilson held a strategy meeting at the Chicago Baptist Institute International where Rep. Danny... Read more »

Former High Ranking Member of the Gangster Disciples blames the Mexican Cartel for Recent Shootings Says youth need jobs

Former High Ranking Member of the Gangster Disciples blames the Mexican Cartel for Recent Shootings   Says youth need jobs     By contributor Chinta Strausberg   The escalation of violence is allegedly by designed, according to Harold “Noonie G” Ward, a former high-ranking member of the Gangster Disciples, who pointed an accusatory finger at... Read more »

"Dr King Would Hang His Head In Shame" says Spencer Leak Sr, once a driver for Dr. King - Says "Blacks Have Been In a Train Wreck"

  Once a driver for Dr. King, Leak said blacks have been a ‘train wreck’   ‘King would hang his head in shame’   By Chinta Strausberg     Proud to have been the chauffeur for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who 50 years ago today led a march on Washington, Spencer Leak, Sr., said... Read more »

Will Barbara Byrd Bennett, Mayor Emanuel Respond To Allegations That Blacks Locked Out Of $100 Million Food Contract With RFP Deadline April 30th?

Will CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett Ignore Grassroots Black Leadership Request  For Urgent Meeting Regarding Blacks Inability To Apply For New $100 Million Dollar Food Service Contract That Has April 30th Deadline? Does Mayor Emanuel and His City Contracting Department Approve This Exclusion of Black Community Food Manufacturer and Other Qualified Black Service Providers while doing... Read more »

REV. DR. LEWIS FLOWERS DIES AT 62, Legendary Westside Minister/Activist

Statement by Mark S. Allen, Chicago Chairman of National Black Wall Street Chicago “Sad note that Rev. Lewis Flowers made his transition yesterday at the age of 62. Rev. Flowers was along time grassroots activist and leader of The Westside Minsters Coalition. In addition to that I worked with Rev Flowers for more than 30... Read more »

Black church finds new home inside of Hyde Park Jewish temple, by Chinta Strausberg

CAPTION:  Rev. Larry Martin, pastor of the Hope Church of Chicago, has found a new home for his African American non-denominational church inside of the 165-year-old historic KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation located across the street from President Barack Obama’s Hyde Park home. (photo by Chinta Strausberg) Black church finds new home inside of Hyde Park... Read more »

Ed Gardner, protestors clash with Black 'contractor' over jobs !

CAPTION:  Gardner tells James Johnson, who erroneously told reporters he was the contractor and part owner of the Shell station, to fire his crew and hire blacks at that site. (Photo by Chinta Strausberg). Gardner, protesters clash with black ‘contractor’ over jobs   GM to hired 3 blacks at Shell station By Chinta Strausberg Standing... Read more »

Chatham ICE Theaters To Re-Open On This Friday, reports Chinta Strausberg

The Chatham ICE Theater will reopen this Friday Partner vows to go digital By Chinta Strausberg Having temporarily closed last week due to an ongoing dispute between a partner and the owners of the West Chatham’s ICE Theater, Alisa Starks, co-owner, said the theater would reopen this Friday. According to a reliable source, the ongoing... Read more »

National Black Wall Street Organization Salutes Reggio's Pizza on 40th Year Anniversary

“As Chairman of the National Black Wall Street Chicago Organization and on behalf of Rev. Michael Carter, National President of the National Black Wall Street USA organization,  we offer our collective congratulations to the 40th Year Anniversary of Reggio’s Pizza, a legendary and historic Black owned and operated business from Chicago, led by Mr. John... Read more »