Tag: NAACP

Rev. Al Sharpton Responds To Resignation of NAACP's Ben Jealous

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-    STATEMENT FROM REV. AL SHARPTON & NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK (NAN) REGARDING THE RESIGNATION OF BEN JEALOUS FROM THE NAACP Sunday, September 8, 13 (New York, NY) “I met the news of the resignation of Ben Jealous as President and CEO of the NAACP with mixed emotions. I am happy that he... Read more »

Chicago Needs A New Year Round Civic/Voter Education Campaign

  ILLINOIS VOTER RESTORATION CIVIC EDUCATION PROJECT Mark S. Allen, Founder/Lead Organizer Chicago Needs A New City-Wide Voter Education Program Among Civic Organizations and Institutions To Restore Hundreds Of Thousands Of Apathetic Voters Back Into The Political Process   National Black Wall Street Chicago, The Multi Cultural; Project, The Monroe Foundation, United In Peace, The... Read more »

New Chicago "Buy Black" Alliance Organizational Fundraising Event Wednesday October 17th

We’re now one day away from AFRICAN AMERICAN  HISTORY BEING MADE! WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 17th !! at the Bronzeville Community Clubhouse at 3847 South Giles 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM THE LAUNCHING COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER FOR THE BBA BUY BLACK ALLIANCE www.buyblackalliance.webs.com a new group of Black entrepreneurs and organizational leaders to help bring more awareness to Black owned businesses... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Veteran Activist Mark Allen, Rev. Michael Carter, Sr, National Black Wall Street USA Publicly Join NAACP, Dr. Boyce Watkins, Rev. Jesse Jackson, Rev. Al Sharpton and Others On National Campaign To Stop Sept 21st Georgia Execution of Troy Davis

On behalf of Rev. Michael Carter, National Chairman/President of National Black Wall Street-USA and our chapters and members across the United States, I am pleased to announce that The National Black Wall Street USA have joined The NAACP, Dr. Boyce Watkins, Rev Al Sharpton, Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr and the national civil rights organizations and... Read more »
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Does Chicago Urban League, Rainbow/PUSH, Others Agenda Reflect Ongoing Disconnect Among Classes?

After Chicago Mayors Race, Are we STILL disconnected? Friday, March 25, 2011 By Mark S. Allen CHICAGO -Our people “did it before” when they claimed just 35 city blocks to create the original Black Wall Street in Tulsa and in 2011, don’t we have the collective talent to “do it again?” Attention Religious leaders, civic... Read more »

Free The Scott Sisters -- Join The NAACP National Campaign!!

The Black Leadership Development Institute, BLDI is pleased to be a part of the national advocacy campaign spearhered by the National NAACP on behalf of The Scott Sisters and the unbelievable charges and case against them. Read the story below, and most importantly, JOIN THE FIGHT !! (Mark S. Allen, Founder President)  Last week, we... Read more »

Election Day - 500 Get-Out-The-Vote Street Workers Dispatched From Rainbow/PUSH Coalition !! TUESDAY, NOEMBER 2nd !!

Citizen Action, NAACP, Rainbow/PUSH Grassroots GOTV CampaignTUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2ndRainbow/PUSH Coalition  773-373-3366In The Field — Mark S. Allen (773-630-3904) Mark Allen, former ass’t to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr/Field Director Returns to PUSH to help direct 500 street workers for November 2nd Black Grassroots GOTV Mark Allen, former ass’t to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr/Field Director Returns to... Read more »
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Mark Allen, former ass't to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr/Field Director Returns to PUSH to help direct 500 street workers for November 2nd Black Grassroots GOTV

Mark Allen, former ass’t to Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr/Field Director Returns to PUSH to help direct 500 street workers for November 2nd Black Grassroots GOTV Citizen Action of Illinois, in partnership with the Chicago NAACP and Rainbow/PUSH Coalition is conducting and old school grassroots community organizing effort to reach up to 50,000 voters in Chicago’s... Read more »