Posts tagged "Robin Kelly"

Governor Quinn Erases Congressman Jackson From Airport History???

Quinn Erases Jackson From Airport History??? To my longtime friends and allies who are strong supporters of Governor Quinn — you can STILL be supporters and vote for Quinn while STILL reminding him as well as Congresswoman Robin Kelly and others who for years received the support of former Congressman Jackson over the years would... Read more »


CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS CHICAGO EMERGENCY URBAN VIOLENCE SUMMIT LACKS FOCUS ON ECONOMIC VIOLENCE TO RESOLVE URBAN VIOLENCE Veteran Black Activist and National Black Wall Street Leader Responds to CBC Chicago Summit Several people called me from the kick-off of the Congressional Black Caucus Summit Against Gun, Urban, Urban Gun Violence yesterday at Chicago State hosted... Read more »

2nd District Voters Have TWO Major Elections - Congress AND Rich Township High School District 227

2nd Congressional District voters are not just choosing whether or not Robin Kelly becomes the next Congressperson to replace Jesse Jackson, Jr but District voters are ALSO voting in a major EDUCATIONAL election as Rich Township High School District 227 is ALSO included in the 2nd Congressional District and also factors in Robin Kelly as... Read more »

Robin Kelly Endorses Veteren Educator Betty Owens For Re-Election As President of Rich Township High School District 227

Robin Kelly Endorses Betty Owens For President Current Rich Township High School District 227 School Board President Betty Owens received a big boost in her re-election campaign from former state Representative Robin Kelly.  Kelly is the current Democratic nominee in the upcoming special election on April 9th to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. in Congress. This... Read more »

Rev. Dr. Leon Finney, Jr host WVON Talk Show Saturday March 2nd Examining Robin Kelly's 2nd District Nomination for Congress

Tune in to Rev. Dr. Leon Finney, Jr as he discusses The New Politics on his “Another Perspective” talk show on WVON SATURDAY March 2nd, from 4p – 5p. Tomorrow his guests will be Dr. Cheryl Whitaker, Roland Burris, Roland Martin, Julieanna Richardson of The HistoryMakers and Political Analyst Bob Starks!  Tune in Rev.... Read more »

Wallace "Gator" Bradley endorses Robin Kelly for 2nd District Congressman, tells streets "put down your bullets and use power of your ballots"

Today, veteran activist Wallace “Gator” Bradley released a video and message supporting Robin Kelly for Congress in the special election in the 2nd Congressional District Tuesday February 26th.  He has published it on YouTube, targeted social media sites  of a number of community groups that reach out to constituencies that serve at risk youth, ex-offenders,... Read more »

Robin Kelly Campaign Office Opening Saturday December 29th

Big boost today for candidate Robin Kelly whose campaign office opening today will be attended by Craig McClendon, former Director of Black Outreach for The Illinois Governor’s Office and Ken Bennett, former White House Assistant to President Obama !! You are cordially invited to join: Committeeman Tim Bradford, Alderman William D. Burns, Carolyn B. Gibson,... Read more »

Robin Kelly gets some key holiday support from religious, political, business, community leaders for 2nd District campaign

KEY  LEADERS FROM POLITICS, CLERGY, BUSINESS, COMMUNITY MAKING HOLIDAY ENDORSEMENTS AND SUPPORT FOR ROBIN KELLY FOR CONGRESS OF 2nd CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT It’s the holiday season once again, and like many of you we’re making a list and checking it twice. Ours isn’t a gift list though – It’s a list of the growing number of... Read more »

Seaway and ShoreBank Get Worst Rating at Major Community Banking Forum With South Suburban Ministers and State Treasurer's Office!

MARK ALLEN TALKS — While Seaway and ShoreBank put up excellent public relations campaigns in certain Black media outlets, back on the ground where real poor people are, they both received the worst rating from a report card on banks and their investment with hundreds of grassroots community organizing efforts. The Monroe Foundation and The Community... Read more »

Mark Allen, BLDI Helps Host 2nd Chicago Follow-Up Meeting On Rev. Al Sharpton's 12 Month Action Plan Friday, June 25th

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 Contact Mark S. Allen @ 312-624-8351 or 773-392-0165   From Mark S. Allen, one of the national community organizers of Rev. Al Sharpton’s 12 Month National Action Plan, announcing the 2nd Chicago follow-up meeting delaing with Access To Capital and “Measuring The Movement” of our local organizing efforts to challenge banks,... Read more »