Posts tagged "news"

Legendary Black Businessman Ed Gardner To Stage Protest - No Black Workers at Construction Site Monday September 24

87 year Old Edward Gardner, legendary former President of Soft Sheen Products and who Mayor Rahm Emanuel and The City Of Chicago just honored with honorary street sign, threatens to disrupt construction on Monday morning to protest lack of African American participation in construction. WHEN:       Monday, September 24, 2012 WHERE:    Construction site at 2210 West... Read more »

Wallace "Gator" Bradley Challenges States Attorney Alvarez Regarding Torture Victim Gerald Reed

Activist Wallace “Gator” Bradley of The United In Peace Organization and other torture victim activists are properly raising the question to Cook County States Attorney Anita Alvarez in that — Will Cook County States Attorney Anita Alvarez continue to waste spending taxpayers dollars on the case of Gerald Reed when the former Illinois Torture Commission... Read more »

Who is Sherri Griffith, Republican candidate for Cook County Recorder Of Deeds?

Who is Sherri Griffith, Republican candidate for Cook County Recorder Of Deeds? I was born in Chicago, but also lived in Los Angeles and New York. My father worked as a record industry executive and my mom is a life-long educator. As a successful career sales and marketing professional, I believe that opportunity is... Read more »


REGGIO’s TO SERVE PIZZA AT BUD BILLIKEN DAY PARADE’s VIP BREAKFAST Chicago, IL – Reggio’s Pizza, Inc. will be serving its specialty pizza Saturday 11:30 a.m. at the 83rd Bud Billiken Day  Parade for the VIP’s at the 41st Street and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive Parade station.   “Reggio’s is happy to be... Read more »

Blanc Gallery Features Chicago Native in New Exhibit Starting August 3

Chicago Native Finds Home Again in New Art Exhibit at Blanc Gallery   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Eileen Rhodes, Gallery Owner 312.907.9323   CHICAGO NATIVE FINDS HOME AGAIN IN NEW ART EXHIBIT   BLANC Gallery is pleased to present “Homecoming,” an exhibition featuring New York artist,and Chicago native, Dr. Raymond A. Dalton, on... Read more »

Congressman Jackson Not Mentioned As IDOT and FAA confirm that South Suburban Airport WILL be built !

During Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr’s medical leave and stories about his legislative record and November elections, The Sun Times and other local and national media have went to great lengths examining the impact of his legacy, so I found it interesting how The Sun Times and other media recently ran an extensive story featuring a... Read more »

Chicago Urban League Town Hall Meeting Wednesday August 1 on Impact Of State Medicaid Cuts On Communities of Color

This is a friendly reminder to please come and join us Wednesday evening for a town hall meeting, focusing on the impact of state budget and Medicaid cuts on communities of color.   The town hall will feature panelist from a broad cross-section of areas including – healthcare advocates, legislators, clergy, medical and service providers,... Read more »

POTUS Response To Colorado Versus Chicago Violence - Chicago Matters Too !

POTUS Response To Colorado Versus Chicago Violence In the Chicago hometown of The President and his re-election headquarters in month of July, there have been 33 homicides (not counting any that have occurred tonight). That is 3 times the number of lives lost in Aurora & the month is only 2/3 over. These are the... Read more »

Funeral Services For Verna Julia Bowen, Wife Of Charles "Chuck" Bowen, Former Executive Assistant To Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley Tuesday July 24

St. Thomas Apostle gave tribute today to the late wife of Chuck Bowen Sunday, July 22, 2012   Funeral services set for Tuesday By Chinta Strausberg A tribute to Verna Julia Bowen,  the wife of Charles “Chuck” Bowen, retired Executive Assistant to former Mayor Richard M. Daley, was held at held 11 a.m. Sunday, St.... Read more »

Racial Profiling By Glencoe Police Officers, Press Briefing Saturday July 7

Press Conference- Contesting Racial Profiling By Glencoe Police Officers   The Press Conference will be held: Saturday, July 7th, 2012 11:00 am Glencoe Police Department 325 Hazel Ave. Glencoe, Illinois 60022     For Additional Information Contact Rev. Dr. Michael James (312) 543-9622       Rev. Dr. Michael James, the founder of HOPE (Helping... Read more »