Posts tagged "ed gardner"

Black Business Icon Calls For Black Consumer Dollar Boycott Of New Menards Store Tuesday April 30th

  The Rev Willie T. Barrow Consumer Education and Consumer Action Project of National Black Wall Street Chicago and other committed allies of elder Ed Gardner and his “Gardner Initiative” to empower Black contractors, service providers and workers is joining the CALL TO ECONOMIC ACTION from Black consumers to stand with elder Ed Gardner in... Read more »

Black Alderman Derelict In Their Duties? Guest Commentary By C.Dubb from Truth B Told News Services

  Black Alderman Derelict In Their Duties? Contributing Correspondent: C. Dubb Why are the black aldermen silent on the Ed Gardner movement? Most never seem to be on the right side of history. I keep hearing excuses and excuses about why this or that. It’s time to step up and stand up! Portions of the... 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 »
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Ed Gardner Attends Chicago Public Building Commission April 9th Monitoring Black Community Contracting Equity

ALL HANDS ON DECK TODAY!! PLEASE Join legendary Black business icon Mr. Ed Gardner, his “Gardner Initiative”  Bob Israel, of Save Our Communities Coalition and part of The National Black Wall Street Chicago Black Contractors and Workers Coalition and others at 2:30pm TODAY April 9th @ 50 W. Washington (Daley Center) 2fl Board Room. Chicago... Read more »

Ed Gardner Challenges Chicago Public Building Commission March 12th For Black Inclusion In $90 Million Rehab Project at CVS School

Legendary Black Business Icon ED GARDNER invites press and community leaders as he publicly challenges Chicago’s Public Building Commission at their meeting at 2:30 PM on Tuesday, March 12th in 2ndFloor Conference Room at the Daley Center on the inclusion of Black contractors in a $90 Million dollar CVS High School development contract. As a... Read more »

National Black Wall Street Chicago Organizers Meeting Monday December 10th To Support Movement of Ed Gardner to Increase Black contractors and workers

Join us Monday December 10th beginning at 6:00 PM until 7:30 PM at our offices at 4655 South King Drive, Suite 203 for a National Black Wall Street Chicago Strategic Forum on how we can develop and sustain the movement to support Mr. Ed Gardner’s call for local Black community contractors and workers on city... Read more »
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White House Rep at National Black Wall Street Chicago Economic Summit Saturday November 10th featuring Ed Gardner and Black Business Agenda

BREAKING NEWS — NATIONAL BLACK WALL STREET ORGANIZATION TO RELEASE PRESIDENT OBAMA’S BLACK AGENDA AT CHICAGO BLACK ECONOMIC SUMMIT — As one of those featured nationally challenging the lack of a Black agenda, I MUST admit when the Obama administration in fact DID respond to people like myself and others who participated in a number... Read more »

Ed Gardner Keynotes/Honored at Black Economic Summit Saturday November 10

The elder Black business icon Mr. Ed Gardner will be the special guest speaker and “living legend” honoree at the National Black Wall Street Chicago Economic Summit Saturday November 10th from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM at The Charles Hayes Center at 48th & Wabash, co-sponsored by The CHA Central Advisory Council. Also attending will... 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 »
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Ed Gardner Reports On Meeting With Mayor Emanuel Saturday October 13

Please join COAL at a Coalition ‘Report Back’ Breakfast Meeting on Saturday, October 13, 2012 from 8:30am – 10:30am. At our regularly scheduled October Coalition Power Breakfast, held last Saturday, October 6, 2012, Ed Gardner, retired President of Soft Sheen Products, was our guest speaker. Mr. Gardner spoke on his call  to action to address the... Read more »