Click here to read Dr. Ephraim Martin's speech to the LLU Graduates in Tulsa, OK 

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Black Heroes Matter (BHM) Coalition  Powered By, Martin’s International, along with Alderpersons David Moore & Sophia King made massive Chicago History for its Black Founder after 240 Years, by instituting the

 Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Drive!!

 

This BHM campaign win is just the start to ending systemic racism, police brutality, as well as to spotlight Black Heroes, and more.

BELOW IS THE LISTING OF THE BHM TEAM, ALDERMEN, AND SUPPORTERS WHO MADE IT HAPPENED BY THEIR WORKS AND DONATIONS.

You may contribute and add your name to the donors list now, by clicking this GoFundMe link  https://gf.me/u/x99m75.

Important note: Contributors of $1,000 or more in labor and cash, are in color orange.  Numbers in green have donated $100 or more.  Numbers in black have contributed between $5 to $99.  Stanmorr Sports Inc – Joel Stanford, the first and only Black Gun Range Owner in Illinois pledged $5,000 as a sponsor. 

THE NAMES OF THE 2021- BHM - DUSABLE, CHICAGO HISTORY MAKERS - LED BY EPHRAIM MARTIN, ARE:   CHICAGO CITY ORDINANCE SPONSORS: ALDERMEN DAVID MOORE AND SOPHIA KING.

  1. Mr. Ephraim Martin – President/Chairman, Martin’s International Foundation & BHM Coalition

  2. Justice Shelvin L. M. Hall- Illinois Appellate Court/ Chair BHM Political Committee

  3. Mr. Joseph Stanford – President, Stanmorr Sports Inc./

  4. Mr. Tremell Williams-  Projectborn Elitemind, LLC./ Chair BHM Youth/Entertainment Committee

  5. Ms. Marilyn May – Marilyn’s Café Society/Co-Chair BHM Communication Committee

  6. Ms. Elsie Hernandez – Founder Haitian American Museum of Chicago/Chair BHM Education Committee

  7. Atty.  Yolaine Dauphin - HALA

  8. Blaq Ice- Poet/Activist

  9. LLU –World-Wide Entertainment LLC- Larry Love

  10. Predestine Outreach Ministries -  Minister Betty Kellum /Chair BHM Fundraising Committee

  11. Minister Eric Sexton  - Dominion Music Group

  12. Ms. Valerie Hill – Martin’s International PR

  13. Mr. Olivier Kamanzi- President African Global Chamber of Commerce

  14. Ms. Stephanie Cummings-Collins

  15. Olawale Idreez- African USA-Today

  16. Pastor Eric Taylor

  17. Africa Spectrum News – Berko and Pauline Owusu

  18. Justice L. Priscilla Hall- Ret NY Supreme Court

  19. Phillip Matthew – Phillip Matthew Show

  20. Erik Blome - Figurative Art Studio LLC

  21. Herbert Witter- Insurance Brokers Inc

  22. Morrison’s Imperial Investigation & PS

  23. Melida Harris  - Love, Peace and Truth Foundation

  24. Intl House Music Hall of Fame/One House One City- DJ Farley

  25. Boyce Sound Production

  26. Englewood Enterprise Gallery – Nuri Madina

  27. Elijah Smith Insurance Agency

  28. American Veterans Cleaning & Restoration Services – Wally Lockard, President

  29. The Midwest Jamaica Corps (MIJAC) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.

  30. Olawale Idrezz- Africa USA-Today

  31. Clarie Moreau- Haitian

  32. Beyond All Borders, LLC

  33. Redemption Way Church of God – Pastor Junior B. Dillion

  34. The Marcus Garvey Institute- Shaka Barak

  35. Philippe Dodard- Haiti

  36. Emile Andre

  37. Dr. Curtis Webley- Webley Accounting Services, PC.

  38. E Kellum

  39. Louis Field

  40. Judge Patricia Banks, Ret.

  41. Sara Ranganathan _ India Special Entertainer

  42. Clyde Banks – UNIA (Universal Negro Improvement Assoc.)

  43. Cynthia B. Greenwood

  44.  Matthew Janicki

  45. Wally Lockard- Urban Grind TV

  46. Maria Ihekwaba – Martin’s International Events-

  47. Valeda Williams- Martin’s International

  48. Patricia Gordon – Team Jamaica United

  49. Jessie Nolan- BHM stage and rally Manager

  50. Afrika Porter- Afrika Enterprises PR.

  51. Melanie L. Brown- Videographer

  52. Ali Crawford- ChiCaribbean United

  53. Dr. Deon Lopez- Caribbean Association of Midwest America

  54. Paul Pearson- BHM Mobilization committee Chair

  55. John E. Bridges- Photographer

  56. Hon. Nick Smith- Illinois State Representative

  57. Dr. Reginald Bachus- Friendship Baptist Church

  58. Rev. Thomas “Tommy” Savage Jr.

  59. Mr. Etzer Cantave - DuSable Heritage Association (DHA)

  60. Patrick Saingbey Woodtor - Africa International House USA, Inc"

  61. Debbie Bass

  62. Vernon Lloyd- Music Box

  63. Anastasie Senat –Co- Founder of the
    Haitian American Lawyers Association ( HALA) of Illinois 

  64. Drew Barrett-Globo Life Media 

  65. DJ Phantom University

  66. Denise McMullen – Creative Tea

  67. W. L Lillard - Star Planet TV.

  68. Daphnee Pierre-Camille - HALA

  69. Rafo International

  70. Vinnette Pryce- Journalist

  71. Dominique Cennery- Haitian Sculptor

  72. Dana Martin -  Truly Inspired Martin, LLC

  73. Silvain Songo- Bantu Inc. Organization

  74. William Smith- Martin’s International Events

  75. Karl Villanueva  - Preservation of Belize History and Culture

  76. Owen Leroy -Kinam Media Group

  77. Emmanuel Adophy  - the Covenant Holy Sabbath Movement- USA

  78. Sena Alinco- Progressive Mind Radio

  79. Paa Kwasi Sam – Ghana National Council

  80. Ileus Papillon- Haiti base Rep.

  81. Jamaica4 Life- Judy Wilson

  82. Ms. Marie- Lynn Toussaint

  83. Mr. Lloyd Hyde- Jamaica Hon. Consul

  84. Clifton Edwards- 25th Century Radio

  85. Foxy Brown – Entertainer/celebrity

  86. Juneau Francois – MIF Haitian Talent Rep.

  87. Courtney Panton- Indika Band

  88. Kenny Jean Baptiste-

  89. Camille Jackson

  90. Sonora Talmadge   

  91.  Clark Lamonthe  

  92.  Donovan Brown

  93.  Lynnette Hobbs - Chicago Music Foundation
    - MI affiliate

  94. L. Crayton

  95. Oswald Martin

  96. Carol Carter

  97. June Barrett

  98. Noel Jonathas

  99. Virginia Mendoza  

  100. Jose Garcia 

  101. Frederick Campbell

  102. Tanya S Mason Dlakiya

  103. Phyllis Robinson

  104. Jean Young

  105. Cashma Bryan -Reggae Tuh Reggae 

  106. Martine Mathurin

  107. Frandy Jeannis

  108. Fegen Louis

  109. Bemol Telfort

  110. Richecard Cine

  111. Ernest Albert

  112. Osbourne “Ossie” Elliott

  113. Dennis Smith-multiple  

  114. Tyrone Hawthorne

  115. Karah Fequiere

  116. Walt Reeder- Walter Reeder Entertainment

  117. Richard Shea

  118. Jenika Kellum 

  119. Alexander Page

  120. Maria Medina

  121. Anonymous (Ronella N.)

  122. Anonymous – donor.

  123. Anonymous (Loretta)

  124. Soloman Martin 

  125. Omar Sutherland

  126.  Pierre N. Placide

  127. Tehn Moulout

  128. Eugenie Favre

  129. Peterson Jean Pierre

  130. Roselene Loritan

  131. Abdoulaye Diallo

  132. Fatoumata Diallo

  133. Alfred Reynolds

  134. Erika Smith

  135. Arthur Ward

  136. Tommy Amal

  137. Bryan Oglesby

  138. Trevia Morris

  139. Sydney Hannah-Holliday

  140. Radio La Difference

  141. LaTasha Robinson

  142. Sisay Kidane

  143. Pierre E. DOMOND

  144. C. Ascar Travel Service - Collette Jefferies

Thanks to all the above BHM agents for change. We need your ongoing contribution for us to continue the work. Also, invite your company, employer, organization, family, friends and/or associates to chip in by clicking this GoFumdme link https://gf.me/u/x99m75.   

END OF THE DUSABLE HISTORY MAKERS. History makers above, are those who actively worked for the DuSable change, rally, march, protest, all on Council meetings, labor in and out the Martin’s International - BHM coalition office, in addition to their financial donations:

 

THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING GOFUNDME DONORS. TIME DIDN’T ALLOW THEM TO ACTIVELY WORK ON THE PROJECT, SO THEY CONTRIBUTED FINANCIALLY

Other Elected and special supporters from the beginning: Hon. Danny K. Davis, Illinois Congressman Hon. Toni Preckwinkle, President, Cook County Board of Commissioners, Hon. Dorothy Brown, Clerk of the Cook County Circuit Court, Midway Broadcasting/WVON, and Art Norman.