Tag: Dr. King Commemorations

Another Year That The Substance of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King's Lifes Work And Legacy Weakened With Celebrations of Symbolism

After watching this weekends activities and coverage of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday and national holiday, it was absolutely painful to watch all the coverage of commercial business sales, socials, parties, and the overriding theme that celebrating Rev. Dr. King were through symbolic public service projects versus a national day for voter registration or... Read more »

Dr. King Day Community Action Against Banks Raising Fees On Poor People, And Closings In Poor Communities

  Rev. Dr.Martin Luther King Day IS                     NOT ABOUT AN           INTERFAITH BREAKFAST,          CLEANING A VACANT LOT                                OR     HANDING-HANDS AND SINGING WHILE BANK BRANCHES CLOSE AND RISE FEES!   It’s About………..A CALL TO ACTION!   Join The Campaign for Bank Accountability and Transparency   When: Monday, January 17, 2011 Where: Bronzeville Visitor and Information Center... Read more »

Coalition Met With Illinois' Governor Quinn's Representatives On Another Extension of "Put Illinois To Work" Workers Whose Last Job Extension Ends Today, January 15th !!

COALITION MET WITH ILLINOIS’ GOVERNOR QUINN’S REPRESENTIVES A FINAL EXTENSION FOR THE REMAINING WORKERS UNDER THE “PUT ILLINOIS TO WORK” PROGRAM REV. DR. KINGHALL OF SHAME AWARDS OR HALL OF CELEBRATION ?? UPDATE Saturday, January 15, 2011 Contact 773-392-0165   This past Thursday and Friday, a coalition of over 200 ministers, community activists, small business... Read more »
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Preparing For The PHONY Tributes To Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr ??

REV. DR. KING HALL OF SHAME AWARDS !! In less than 24 hours, Illinois is about to make National and International HISTORY in announcing the largest LOSS OF JOBS to 26,000 poor workers in Illinois (13,000 in Chicago) who will OFFICIALLY LOSE their jobs from The States “Put Illinois To Work” program on Rev. Dr.... Read more »

Chicago Mayoral Candidates Challenged To Publicly Stand With Workers Facing Massive Job Layoffs on Friday, January 14th !!

The Next Generation of The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr SAVE OUR JOBS COALITION, JOINED BY KEY RELIGIOUS LEADERS LIKE REV. MARSHALL HATCH, REV IRA ACREE, REV. ROOSELVELT WATKINS lll, ACTIVISTS LIKE MARK ALLEN AND OTHERS WHERE DO THE CANDIDATES FOR CHICAGO MAYOR STAND TODAY ON STOPPING THIS MASSIVE 26,000 JOB LOSS IN CHICAGO... Read more »

Dr. Vincent Harding, Former Speech Writer & Confidante To Dr. King Speaks At St. Sabina Sunday, January 16th

  Dr. Vincent Harding, the former speech writer and confidante of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be the keynote speaker 11:15 a.m., Sunday, January 16, 2011 at Saint Sabina Church, 1210 W. 78th Place, Chicago, Il 60620.   Harding, who was born in Harlem, New York on July 25, 1931, drafted Dr. King’s 1967... Read more »
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Senator Mark Kirk -- You Will Celebrate Dr. King's Birthday By Telling 26,000 Poor State Workers WHAT?

Massive Job Loss An Embarrassing Way To Celebrate Dr. King’s Birthday January 15th Where are all the candidates wanting to be elected to something in February saying how concerned they are about jobs and yet no Mayoral Candidates, Aldermanic candidates have ANYTHING to say TODAY about 13,000 poor Chicagoans about to lose their jobs this... Read more »