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Karen Lewis blasts decision to strip national title for Jackie Robinson West

NEWS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                       CONTACT:          Stephanie Gadlin February 11, 2015                                                                           312-329-6250   Karen Lewis blasts the decision to strip national title from Jackie Robinson West   HOLLYWOOD, FL - Today, Karen Lewis, president of the Chicago Teachers Union, and who is in Florida at an American Federation of Teachers Executive Council meeting, issued... Read more »

Wallace Gator Bradley Withdraws His Endorsement of Fioretti and Now Endorses Rahm !

Veteran activist Wallace Gator Bradley aka (The Urban Translator) made the following public statement today that …. “THE URBAN TRANSLATOR SAYS,”I used to believe that Alderman Fioretti would have made a great Mayor for the city of Chicago. As a matter of fact I endorsed him. Then he showed me that HE HAS NO INTEGRITY!... Read more »

CTU Statement on Karen Lewis Hospitalized

STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Stephanie Gadlin 312/329-6250 Karen Lewis Hospitalized for Evaluation CHICAGO – The Chicago Teachers Union has released the following statement regarding media inquiries regarding President Karen Lewis’ health: “Karen is being evaluated in a local hospital after experiencing discomfort Sunday evening. Contrary to media inquiries based on a tip from an... Read more »


Stapehanie Gadlin contributes September 10, 2013 312/329-6250 CTU MARKS ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF HISTORIC STRIKE Teachers ‘changed the conversation’ about the quality of public education in Chicago One year ago, nearly 30,000 public school educators took to the picket lines to fight for the neighborhood schools their students deserve. They also wanted to secure a strong... Read more »

TBTNews Present State of Chicago Teachers’ Symposium Featuring CTU’s President Karen Lewis, Thursday, November 1st

TBTNews Present State of Chicago Teachers’ Symposium Featuring CTU’s President Karen Lewis Thursday, November 1, 2012, TRUTH B Told News Service in association with Coalition of African American Leaders (C.O.A.L) and Harold Washington Cultural Center present the STATE OF CHICAGO TEACHERS‘ SYMPOSIUM: Defining Their Identity, featuring Mrs. Karen Lewis. Joining Karen will be CTU’s Black... Read more »

Mayor Emanual Insults Karen Lewis, Now Icon Ed Gardner, Writes Carl West of TruthBTold News Service

Mr. Gardner speaks at “Power Breakfast,” with Clarence Wood listening (Photo: COAL) mayor rahm Has Done it Again! The mayor of Chicago has not only diss CTU’s Karen Lewis, but now he has shown his true colors in terms of having very little respect for a legend and icon like Mr. Ed Gardner. The mayor... Read more »