TheBlackList Pub

For All Points-Of-The-View.

Call On Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Stop The Disrespect of Chicago Black Business Icon Ed Gardner

Call On Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Stop The Disrespect of Chicago Black Business Icon Ed Gardner - Meet With Gardner Directly On This Issue Of Black Contractors and Workers On City and Community Job Sites

National Black Wall Street Chicago Calls On Chicago’s Black Leadership to Call On Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel To Stop The Disrespect of Chicago Black Business Icon Ed Gardner and accept Mr. Gardner’s personal request to meet and join him on touring construction sites across the city and in majority Black communities to see the lack of Black contractors and Black workers.


It was very painful to hear Ed Gardner today on the Rev. Al Sharpton’s national radio show state that no matter how many local and national interviews he has done in the past week that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has yet to respond to his personal request to meet directly with Mayor Emmanuel. Rev. Sharpton responded by publicly committing the use of his radio program to help mobilize Chicago’s Black community to generate an even larger rally of Black citizens in another rally to show the Mayor that the Black community will not this type of non response to a legendary Black business icon like Mr. Gardner nor the issue of qualified Black community contractors and workers continually not being adequately being represented on construction sites across the city and in majority Black communities.


This is the same Ed Gardner by which Mayor Emanuel and the City of Chicago just recognized a few months ago for his legendary contributions to the city in general and Black community in particular with a honorary street sign honoring Ed Gardner and his wife on the 87th Street site that housed Gardner’s historic business Soft Sheen Products Company.  And during Rahm Emanuel’s campaign for Mayor he spent so many days opening visiting the exact same streets that Gardner is now trying to get Emanuel to visit now to see that his commitment to foster Black business growth is not happening, especially on construction sites in Chicago and in majority Black communities.


National Black Wall Street Chicago is also calling on Chicago’s Black political leadership and others, starting with the members of The Chicago City Council Black Caucus and others to immediately call on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to stop this continued disrespect of Black business icon Ed Gardner and this most important Black economic issue.  The Mayor is always asking for input into ways to stop the violence in the Black community and will take that advice from anyone with an answer, and so WHY ignore this icon who is trying to get the Mayor engaged in a direct process to stop the violence by stopping the economic violence that is going on when qualified Black workers are forced into illegal economies when they are qualified to work on legal construction sites in Chicago in general and in the Black community specifically.

CALL MAYOR EMANUEL TODAY AT 312-744-3300 OR FAX 312-744-2324


National Black Wall Street Chicago

an affiliate of National Black Wall Street USA

the national campaign to sustain and increase Black business

4655 South King Drive, Suite 203

Chicago, Illinois 60653

773-952-4672 or 773-392-0165

Mark S. Allen

Chicago Chairman, and Chief of staff to National President

Views: 48

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Strategy is what black people are missing. With strategy black people can force the mayor to recognize but without critical thinking and strategic planning the best black people can ever do is.. plead, beg, whine, march and complain. Black people use your brains. Use what you have to get want you want.

One of the reasons that I always INSIST that people SHOW UP for the ongoing strategy meetings is so that we do not have to have public meetings on these sites. There is a LOT going on behind the scenes and I will not disclose all of that here, so if you want to dialogue with those who are the "critical thinkers" etc as I see them being identified, so from the outside of the process, I am doing the small things that the public has been asking about how they can help, thats all.


Donations Accepted

      Your donation
     keeps us online.


Get on TheBlackList with
the following networks:

Facebook Page Twitter Ning foursquare StumbleUpon Digg Blogger pinterest


Belize’s Chaa Creek Awarded Top Green Globe Recognition

Started by TheBlackList-Publisher in LEISURE_RECREATION_TRAVEL on Monday. 0 Replies

The Lodge at Chaa Creek’s recent recognition as a Green Globe Gold Member is the result of a proven commitment towards environmental sustainability over the years, and proves that being Green does not need come at a cost to quality and excellent…Continue

Republicans Are Data Driven, But Have No Vision

Started by TheBlackList News in Politics on Monday. 0 Replies

[By Raynard Jackson]   Last week my super PAC, Black Americans for a Better Future, launched its inaugural speaker’s series with Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd…Continue

Newark Museum acquires major work by African American Abstract Expressionist painter Norman Lewis.

Started by TheBlackList-Publisher in The Arts on Sunday. 0 Replies

Newark Museum acquires major work by the Abstract Expressionist painter Norman Lewis.Norman Lewis, Untitled (Too Much Aspiration),…Continue


Started by TBL_Promoter in Politics on Saturday. 0 Replies

US Has been preparing to turn America into a military dictatorship From the Rodney King riots to unannounced "training" exercises over American cities, the US military is being trained to turn the United States into a…Continue



Created by SendMeYourNews Jul 10, 2012 at 6:18pm. Last updated by SendMeYourNews Jul 10, 2012.

Text Alerts!

Created by KWASI Akyeampong Jan 20, 2010 at 5:52pm. Last updated by KWASI Akyeampong May 28, 2012.

© 2015   Created by KWASI Akyeampong.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service


Live Video

= =