Posts tagged "PUSH"

Rev. Addie Wyatt, Legendary Labor, Religious and Civil Rights Icon Dies at 88 In Chicago

Editor’s Note: As Chinta Strausberg (former award winning reporter from Chicago Defender Newspaper) writes below, Rev. Addie Wyatt was a legendary leader whose life and legacy in the religious, labor and civil rights movement are historic, and I want to add my personal thanks for the role she played in my life as a young... 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 »

Death of legendary civil rights minister Rev. Dr. Claude Wyatt -- Memorial and Funeral Services in Chicago

In my 37 years in the civil rights movement, there is not one major planning meeting and direct action activity that did I partcipated in that did not involve the active and systematic participation of the Rev. Dr. Claude Wyatt, co founder of The Vernon Park Church of God and his wife, the Rev. Addie... Read more »