Tag: Dr. King

Malcolm X 91st Birthday Commemoration Luncheon Thursday, May 19th featuring Rev. Al Sampson, former Aide To Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Rev. Al Sampson, Aide To Dr. King at MALCOLM X LEGACY Luncheon National Black Wall Street Chicago THURSDAY MAY 19th MALCOLM X LEGACY Luncheon Thursday, May 19th (Malcolm X Birthday) at National Black Wall Street Chicago Headquarters, located at 4655 South King Drive, Suite 203. The luncheon donation is just $20 and ONLY 30 tickets for this... Read more »

Death Of Alice Tregay, Another Civil Rights Icon,

Death Of Alice Tregay, Another Civil Rights IconAs a direct product of the Civil Rights Movement — The Civil Rights Community has lost yet another icon with the news of the death this past Saturday afternoon of the legendary Civil rights strategic organizer, Alice Tregay​. It was Alice Tregay, who along with her longtime allies... Read more »

Veteran Political Activist Mark Allen Guest Co-Host With Matt McGill Morning Show On WVON Thursday October 20th, calling for national black economic revival with National Black Wall Street Convention As Remedy For Desperate Economic conditions of majority Black and poor communities !!

Those locally and across the country can tune in THURSDAY OCTOBER 20th from 6:00 AM to 9:00 AM CST to Veteran Political Activist Mark Allen (and a former WVON producer and talk show host) returning as guest radio talk show co-host on the WVON-AM 1690 (www.wvon.com) with Matt McGill Morning Show!! www.wvon.com Hear one of... Read more »

Chicago Black HIV/AIDS Policy Network Dr. King Event April 4th

Black HIV/AIDS Policy Network-Chicago (BLACKGO) Joel Washington (Khunanpu Sangoma) JKWASHINGTON@comcast.net.     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (3-27-11)   Southsiders Mark 43rd Anniversary of Dr. King’s Martyrdom, Critique Obama’s New HIV/AIDS Strategy, Plan Community Empowerment             Black HIV/AIDS Policy Network-Chicago (BLACKGO), an emerging coalition of faith and community based activists and organizations formed to turn back... Read more »

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 »

As A Next Generation Civil Rights Leader, I Pause To Recognize The Death of Robert Hicks, Not So Famous Name, But A Major Elder In The Civil Rights Movement

Behind the most popular names of elder civil rights leaders are people like Robert Hicks. As we reflect on the recent deaths of legendary civil rights leaders Rev. Dr. Claude Wyatt, Dr. Benjamin Hooks and Dr. Dorothy Height, I pause today to lift up the name of Robert Hooks and hope the national media will... 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 »