Posts tagged "Laura Washignton"

Youth Unemployment Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Columbia College, Moderated By Sun Times/ABC7 Analyst Laura Washington

With the Jobless Rate for Black Teens in Chicago at 54.9%, Economic Violence Will Follow!!! Those who are interested in solutions to mass teen unemployment must joins us tonight for a Youth Unemployment Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Columbia College 618 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois at 5:30 pm featuring * Chicago... Read more »

Response To Sun Times Laura Washington Column "Black Leaders Have 'Fair Share' Fears"

The Rev. Al Sharpton called Mark Allen “One of Chicago’s legendary political activists   The problem with Chicago Sun Times Columnist Laura Washington’s May 9, 2011 column on “Black leaders have ‘fair share’ fears is that it is just as reactive and not proactive as is the Black leaders as well as Black media’s lack... Read more »

Laura Washington Concludes "Consensus Candidate Process" Column With "black Chicago is holding a losing hand," I'm not giving up on unity

EDITORS NOTE:“It’s time to start listening to the new voices and leadership of the next generation when our elder and established leadership fail us in a crisis as this, and there is nothing wrong in respectively challenging elders and established leadership a new vision. And all is not lost in the current candidacies of multiple... Read more »
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If Alexi Giannoulias Loses Black Support Its Because He Waited Too Late To Invest In It

If Alexi Giannoulias Loses Black Support Its Because He Waited Too Late To Invest In It — Veteran Black Activist/Journalist Responds to Sun Times Column (August 23) by Laura Washington (Alexi Needs To Boost Black Support). A grassroots coalition of over 200 Black and poor constituent groups in the Chicago area unsuccessfully lobbied for the... Read more »