Posts tagged "Jr"

Why not another Black Wall Street? By James Clingman Jr, Guest Columnist, NNPA

by James Clingman -Guest Columnist-, NNPA (James Clingman, Jr. is the founder and executive director of the Greater Cincinnati African-American Chamber of Commerce and author of the book, “Economic Empowerment or Economic Enslavement—We have a choice.” (enterzone.com/power). Contact him at P.O. Box 6722, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45206, or call (513) 489 4132).   (NNPA)—I am sure... Read more »

44 Years of Commemorating The April 4th Assassination Date of Dr. King In The WORST Way !

44 Years of Commemorating The April 4th Assassination Date of Dr. King In The WORST Way ! · Remembering 44th Year Anniversary of Dr. King’s April 4th Assassination Date, by Local/National Black Wall Street Organization Leaders Mark S. Allen Chairman Of The Board Black Wall Street Chicago Organization Chief of Staff To National Chairman Rev.... 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 »
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Dialogue With Elders in Chicago's Englewood Community, Thursday, March 15

THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2012 6:30 PM UNTIL 8:30 PM SISTERS IN THE STRUGGLE (S.I.S.) PRESENTS AN ENGLEWOOD “CONVERSATION WITH OUR ELDERS” REVEREND DR. WEBB EVANS, (90 something) MINISTER, LECTURER AND AUTHOR “HOW BLACKS CAN GET OFF THE ECONOMIC BOTTOM” DR. KWAME JOHN PORTER MINISTER, LECTURER, AUTHOR AND PAST COMMUNITY ACTIVIST “AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BLACK MALE VIOLENCE”... Read more »

Civic Groups Call On City, County, State Election Agencies For VOter Registration Weekend In Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr January 13-15

The Illinois Voter Restoration Project, led by veteran activist Mark S. Allen, The Chicago Far-South Suburban NAACP led by David Lowery, President, The Movement, led by Minister Jim Allen, United In Peace and Youth H.A.M. (“Having A Moment”) movement led by Wallace “Gator” Bradley, The Community Reinvestment Organizing Project led by Otis Monroe, CEO of... Read more »

Leaders Of National Black Wall Street USA Support Alfred Edmond, Jr of Black Enterprise In Call For "Black Small Business Saturday"

On behalf of Rev. Michael Carter, National President of National Black Wall Street USA and our local and national chapters, we are pleased to offer our full endorsement and public support for Alfred Edmond,  Jr , Black Enterprise as well as others who have called for the Black community to use its powerful economic power... Read more »
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Funeral Services For Howard Pointer, longtime aide to Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr and Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr , Monday September 19

HOMEGOING SERVICES FOR HOWARD POINTER, LONGTIME AIDE TO REV. JESSE L. JACKSON SR, CONGRESSMAN JESSE JACKSON, JR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2011 9:00 AM RAINBOW/PUSH COALITION HEADQUARTERS 930 EAST 50th STREET (AT DREXEL BLVD) Howard Pointer, a security specialist and longtime confidante of Congressman Jesse L. Jackson Jr., died Monday following a long illness. He was... Read more »

Activist Wallace "Gator" Bradley Added To Legal Advocacy Team For Burge Tortue Victim, Melvin Jones

Contact Wallace “Gator” Bradley at 312-371-6914 The lawyers representing Melvin Jones, a man who says Jon Burge, a former Chicago police official tortured him and set him up evidence into confessing to murder has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit, and they have added veteran acivist Wallace “Gator” Bradley, the “urban translator” to the legal advocacy team..... Read more »

Chinta Strausberg Reports: Services Set For Southside Woman Murdered In Woodlawn; Rev. Leon Finney Speaks

  SOUTH SIDE WOMAN FOUND MURDERED TO BE EULOGIZED WITH BAGPIPE MARCH ON SATURDAY, APRIL 23rd by Chinta Strausberg on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 6:07pm MEDIA ALERT   South Side woman found murdered to be eulogized with bagpipe march on Saturday, April 23       Special guest speaker Rev. Leon Finney       WHAT: Chicago’s premier... Read more »
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"Rev. Al Sampson, An Uncelebrated Warrior," by George Curry

Reverend Al Sampson: An Uncelebrated Warrior Thursday, 14 April 2011 01:25 addthis_pub="BVN";addthis_header_color="#000000";addthis_header_background="#999999";addthis_brand="Black Voice News";addthis_language="en";addthis_options="";addthis_offset_top="";addthis_offset_left=""; George E. Curry (NNPA) This is the first major civil rights organization of our culture that has given me an honorary opportunity with this particular gift. The speaker was Reverend Al Sampson, a longtime civil rights activist and pastor of Fenwood... Read more »