June 19, 2013

With Almost 50 People Shot In Chicago, Will You Come Out to Help Bring Peace to the Streets?; 50 of the Most Powerful Black Men in America Teach 500 Young Black Men to Succeed; Black Star Project Expands to West Side of Chicago

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Making Progress; Moving Forward!
Occupy The Streets with Father Pfleger
Elders Lead Mass Black Male Graduation
West Side of Chicago, Here We Come!
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why aren't 50,000 people 
joining Father Pfleger to
Occupy The Streets of Chicago
with the 
Faith Community of Saint Sabina
Friday, June 21, 2013
7:00 pm - 500 free t-shirts at 6:00 pm
78th Place and Throop (1250 west)
Chicago, Illinois
We invite people throughout Chicago to stand up and declare their commitment to occupy our streets this summer to bring about Peace!
Call St. Sabina at 773.483.4300
Call The Black Star Project at 773.285.9600
Click Here to Read Full Story About 46 Shootings in Chicago This Weekend.
Some of the most powerful Black men in America will lead 500 Black males to manhood, including these Elders below: 

Row One - U.S Senator Roland Burris, Professor Timuel Black, Congressman Danny K. Davis and Attorney James Montgomery.  Row Two - left to right, Congressman Bobby Rush, First Deputy Superintendent of Police Alfonso Wysinger and Dr. Terry Mason.  Row Three - Salim Muwakkil, Commissioner Robert Steele, Rev. Dr. Leon Finney and Attorney Thomas N. Todd
Elders Confirmed to Participate Include:
Dr. (Honorary) John Batson - Chicago State University Police Department, Chief (retired)
Professor Timuel Black - Historian
William Bonaparte - Founder/CEO (retired) Bonaparte Corporation
Wallace Gator Bradley - President, United In Peace
Albert Burkes - Chicago Public Schools, Chief Engineer (retired)
U.S. Senator (retired) Roland Burris
Justice William Cousins - retired
Alderman Willie Cochran - 20th Ward
Congressman Danny K. Davis - 7th Congressional District
Representative William Davis - 30th District
David Day - Regional Director (78 stores), Macy's
Rev. Dr. Leon Finney, Jr. - Metropolitan Apostolic Church
CEO George Glenn - Concerned Christian Men/Man-Boy Breakfast
Phillip Hampton - Chicago Public Schools, Executive Director, Family and Community Engagement
Dr. Paul Hannah - Hannah's Inner Healing
Tio Hardiman - formerly with CeaseFire
Luster Jackson - CCEGP, President
Renard Jackson - Director of Outreach and Program Development, North Central College
State Representative Thaddeus Jones - 29th District
CEO/Dr. Sokoni Karanja - Centers for New Horizon
Attorney Theodore London - Law Office of Theodore London
Dr. Terry Mason - Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Health and Hospital Systems
Otis Monroe - CEO, Monroe Foundation
Salim Muwakkil - WVON Radio Host, Public Intellectual
Brother Useni Eugene Perkins - Author, Poet, Playwright
Dr. Gregory Primus - Chicago Center for Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
Congressman Bobby Rush - 1st Congressional District
State Representative Elgie Sims - 34th District
Cook County Commissioner Robert Steele - 2nd District
Alfred Tatum - Chair of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education - UIC
State Representative Andre Thapedi - 32nd District
Attorney Thomas N. Todd - Civil Rights Attorney
Robert Wiley - 6th Ward Streets and Sanitation Superintendent (retired)
Alfonso Wysinger - First Deputy Superintendent, Chicago Police Department
Every young Black man in America should be at this ceremony. Young Black men must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, teacher, pastor or mentor.  This event is open and free to everyone, with or without a young Black man.  Chicago State University is the place to be for young Black men on June 29, 2013.  All young Black men attending should wear a shirt and tie.  Dress to excel!!! Admission by free ticket only. Please call 773.285.9600 for free tickets or for more information.
The Black Star Project is expanding to the West Side of Chicago with tutoring, mentoring, college preparation and parenting programs. 
This expansion starts by The Black Star Project inviting West Side High Schools to participate in the Mass Black Male Graduation Ceremony, including Austin, Manley, Michele Clark, Collins, Crane, Farragut, Marshall, Orr, Provident-St. Mel, Raby, Rowe-Clark, Urban Prep, Westinghouse, and Whitney Young.  

Call 773.285.9600 to learn more about these programs or to register young Black male high school graduates for the Mass Black Male Graduation Ceremony.

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