Posts tagged "Cliff Kelley"

THIS JUST IN -- Tune In TODAY WEDNESDAY MAY 14 at 3:05 PM on the Cliff Kelley Show on WVON-AM 1690 (www.wvon.com) discuss their opposition to SB1739 New Chicago Gaming Bill

THIS JUST IN — Tune In TODAY WEDNESDAY MAY 14 at 3:05 PM on the Cliff Kelley Show on WVON-AM 1690 Coalition of African American Leaders (COAL) along with community and faith based leaders will discuss their opposition to SB1739 (for a myriad of reasons – see attached) as well as call the Black Caucuses... Read more »

COMMUNITY SHOULD ATTEND THE OPENING DAY AT RAINBOW/PUSH CONVENTION SATURDAY JULY 6th featuring Chair of COngressional Black Caucus, Professor Charles Ogletree, Michelle Alexander, Cliff Kelley and others

COMMUNITY SHOULD ATTEND THE OPENING DAY AT RAINBOW/PUSH CONVENTION SATURDAY JULY 6th   Special Community Organizations and Community Outreach Appeal From Veteran Activist, Mark S. Allen, Chairman of National Black Wall Street Chicago, and former National Staff Member to The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr and The Rainbow/PUSH Coalition. I am making this personal appeal... Read more »

Harold Washington 30th Year Election Commemoration Concert featuring Marshall Thompson & The Chi-Lites Monday April 29th

Harold Washington 30th Year Election Commemoration Concert featuring Marshall Thompson & The Chi-Lites Monday April 29th CELEBRATING THE DAY 30 YEARS AGO THAT HAROLD WASHINGTON WAS ELECTED AS CHICAGO’S FIRST BLACK MAYOR !     April 29th HOSTED BY WVON’S CLIFF KELLEY     HAROLD WASHINGTON CULTURAL CENTER 4701 S. DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.... Read more »
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WVON Discusses New CPS Black History Curriculum with Former CPS President Florence Cox Wednesday, March 6th at 5:00 PM

Please tune into WVON’s Cliff Kelley show TODAY, Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at 5:00 P.M. to hear Florence Cox, president of the WE CAN, INC. Committee (and former President of The Chicago Board of Education)  report on last Friday’s meeting with CPS/CEO Dr. Barbara Byrd-Bennett on getting CPS to obey the 1991 state law mandating... Read more »

Election Day Breakfast Tuesday November 6th with WVON's Cliff Kelley and others at Josephines/Hard Times

ELECTION DAY BREAKFAST Sponsored By Josephine Cooking/Hard Time Dining & We Can, Inc. DATE: Tuesday November 6, 2012 TIME: 8:00 A.M. – 12:00 NOON LOCATION: Josephine’s Cooking 436 E. 79Th. Street Chicago, IL 60619 Phone: 773-487-2900 Live Media Coverage & Interviews                          ALJAZEERA NETWORK: John Hendren WVON RADIO: Cliff Kelley Breakfast Election... Read more »

WVON’s former news director, Sharon K. McGhee, dead at 54

“My heart is TOO HEAVY at news of the death Sharon McGhee, a friend and former colleague at WVON. But Dear God. THANK YOU for an absolute gem, personally and professionally and sorry I did not get a chance to complete the “pocketbook” man voice she talked to me about, but thank God for her... Read more »
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Minister Farrakhan Speaks Live Locally and Nationally Friday July 6th On Chicago's Legendary Black/Talk radio station WVON-AM 1690

    THE HONORABLE MINISTER LOUIS FARRAKHAN ADDRESS THE BLACK COMMUNITY IN CHICAGO AND ACROSS THE COUNTRY ON CHICAGO’S LEGENDARY BLACK TALK RADIO STATION WVON-AM 1690 (www.wvon.com) FRIDAY, JULY 6, 2012 WITH HOST CLIFF KELLEY STARTING  AT 4:00 PM (CST) “Hear Minister Louis Farrakhan speak with the spirit and example of Black Wall Street that... Read more »

Southside Community Federal Credit Union Fundraiser Featuring Robert Townsend Saturday November 12

The South Side Community Federal Credit Union presents “Investing in Human Capital” Building Bridges of Economic Opportunity Keynote speaker: Dr. Robert Townsend, Actor, Comedian, Artist Saturday, November 12, 2011 The Parkway Ballroom 4455 S. Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, Il 60653 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Master of Ceremonies WVON’s Cliff Kelley “The Governor of... Read more »

Chinta Strausberg Reports -- WVON SEEKS ANSWERS TO SAVE BLACK BUSINESSES Monday March 7th

Part Two of this series airs Monday, March 7th on the Cliff Kelley show on WVON-AM-1690 at 5:07 PM WVON SEEKS ANSWERS TO SAVE BLACK BUSINESSES by Chinta Strausberg on Saturday, March 5, 2011 at 4:07am WVON seeks answers to save black businesses     By Chinta Strausberg   Collectively representing more than 189-years of... Read more »
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"From Harold To Carol" -- DIann Burns, Legendary TV News Anchor/Reporter Moderates Carol Mosley Braun Town Hall Meeting

The latest in my series of analysis of Harold To Carol., and the historic role that local media representatives played in mobilizing grassroots voters   In the 1982 and ’83 grassroots mobilzation for the election of Harold Washington, one of the keys to that mobilization of voters was when local talk show hosts, TV/Radio news... Read more »
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