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Candidate Donna More Responds To Political Tricks in New Dem Slating For Foxx

Donna More ‘distressed’ at County Democratic Party political tricks Submitted and written by Chinta Strausberg Democratic Cook County State’s Attorney candidate Donna More Wednesday said she is “distressed” about the Cook County Democratic Central Committee holding a meeting today to endorse her opponent, Kimberly Foxx ,when last year the committee agreed not to back anyone... Read more »

Senator Mattie Hunter’s nephew’s services set, visitations on Friday July 10, wake and funerals set for Saturday July 11

Senator Mattie Hunter’s nephew’s visitations set for Friday July 10th, wake and funerals set for Saturday, July 11th Both victims of gun violence By Chinta Strausberg Funeral services for Senator Mattie Hunter’s (D-3rd) nephews, Willie Lee Hunter, 31, and his brother, John Lee Hunter, 25, who were victims of gun violence last Sunday in the... Read more »

Death Of Black Business Icon Alonzo "Al" Perkins, funeral services set for Thursday May 21st

God bless to the life and legacy of great Black business and community champion. I remember the stories of how Dr. King and his Chicago staff reached out to people like Al Perkins when he came to Chicago for support from Black business leaders.   I shall always myself cherish all the personal and professional... Read more »

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 »