Posts tagged "Harold Washington"

Mayor Harold Washington Birthday Legacy Luncheon Hosted by National Black Wall Street Chicago Thursday, April 17th

NATIONAL BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO APRIL ECONOMIC POWER LUNCH Celebrating the birthday and economic legacy of Harold Washington THURSDAY, APRIL 17th, 2014 1:00 PM SPECIAL GUESTS FORMER CHICAGO ALDERMAN ROBERT SHAW WILLIAM “DOCK” WALLS III “As one of the former youth coordinators and part of the legacy the historic campaigns of Harold Washington as Chicago’s... Read more »

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Shaw demands retraction/apology from media

  Shaw demands retraction/apology from media   Denies Washington called him a ‘two-bit hustler’       By Chinta Strausberg     Angered at “false and deliberately misleading” media reports, Chicago mayoral candidate Robert Shaw Saturday demanded a retraction and an apology from reporters who claimed that Mayor Harold Washington called him a “two-bit hustler.”... 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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Two names Lu and Jorja Palmer almost went unmentioned at the kick-off press conference of the 30th Year Commemoration of Harold Washington as Chicago's first Black Mayor

Two names that almost went unmentioned at all during the recent press conference kicking off the 30th Year Commemoration of the April, 1983 election of Chicago’s 1st Black Mayor Harold Washington were the names of Lu and Jorja Palmer!! I want to thank the Rev. Al Sampson who I told as Rev. Slim Coleman was... Read more »

Sad That Harold Washington Tributes More Symbolic Versus Substance - 30 Years Later !! part I

Sad That Harold Washington Tributes More Symbolic Versus Substance – 30 Years Later !! part I A member of the 30th year Harold Washington Tribute Committee sent me a press release and asked if I would join the public relations campaign and I said that I would for I too am glad to boast about... Read more »

BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO JOINS CALL FOR CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL TO HONOR TODAYS (APRIL 15th) 90th BIRTHDAY OF CHICAGO'S FIRST BLACK MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON WITH PUBLIC STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR NEW VISIBLE SIGNAGE ON HAROLD WASHINGTON LIBRARY

BLACK WALL STREET CHICAGO JOINS CALL FOR CHICAGO MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL TO HONOR TODAYS (APRIL 15th) 90th BIRTHDAY OF CHICAGO’S FIRST BLACK MAYOR HAROLD WASHINGTON WITH PUBLIC STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR NEW VISIBLE SIGNAGE ON HAROLD WASHINGTON LIBRARY “During my 40 years in public service on local, state, and national levels, there could be no... Read more »
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Community Honors Mayor Harold Washington’s 90th Birthday

Community Honors Mayor Harold Washington’s 90th Birthday A trip down memory lane and Karaoke sing-a-long Chicago, IL: We Can, Inc., a committee comprised of successful African American businessmen and women, is holding a birthday bash in remembrance of the late Mayor Harold Washington Thursday, April 12, 2012, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Josephine’s... Read more »

Update on Funeral Services In Chicago For Robert "Bob" Lucas, Legendary Civil Rights Activist/Organizer From CORE and KOCO, Monday March 26th

UPDATE ____————- Tonight I was at PUSH for the homegoing services for the legendary civil rights activist Robert “Bob” Lucas, and I saw people like Jacqueline Jackson,wife of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Congressman Bobby Rush, activist Marc Loveless, former 3rd Ward Alderman Dorothy Tillman, former US Senator Roland Burris, former Illinois Deputy Governor Louanner Peters, Rev.... Read more »

Funeral services announced for Ron Samuels, legendary Attorney, past president of Cook County Bar, Kappa, legal counsel for PUSH, NAACP, Harold Washington, lifelong civic career. Visitation October 19, Funeral October 20

It is with deep sorrow that the Cook County Bar Association informs you of the passing of our beloved Past President Ronald Samuels who served as CCBA President from 1981-1982. Visitation: Monday December 19, 2011 4:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. … Commonwealth Church 81st and LaSalle, Chicago Funeral: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 WAKE: 10:00 a.m. Services:... Read more »
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November 25 is also the 24th Year Commemoration of the date Harold Washington Died, November 25, 1987

November 25, 1987 — November 25, 2011 the campaign to continue to remember Chicago’s First Black Mayor, Harold Washington, now 24 Years Later on this date of November 25th. But notwithstanding how the media, both mainstream as well as local media. They get to forget because far too many of our leaders, politicians, and others... Read more »
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