GLGGregg L. Greer or also known as Amir Al-Hakim Shakur is a Public Speaker, Minister, American Journalist, Filmmaker, Record Producer, Author, Economist and Social Activist. Greer is the Founder of Freedom First International and a prominent national civil rights leader. Also, Greer is a Leader with the United Nations League of Nations Faith Assemblies Consortium. LON’FAC as well as a Global Citizen. 

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Greer has lectured on global diversity, establishing social and civic engagement, the history of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Human Rights, Aids (HIV) in communities, American Practical Government Leadership, social activism, youth in America, and the African-American Experience, among other topics. Greer has addressed conferences, universities and religious institutions across Urban America. Greer is a specialist in Criminal Justice, Community Justice, and Victim Advocacy.  Greer has advocated for some of the biggest civil rights cases in America including the Tamir Rice Case, Alton Sterling, Semaj Crosby, and the George Stinney Jr. Case.

(Greer and others organizing a NRA demonstration)

 

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Greer is the founder of four non-profit organizations including The Guilty in Innocence Project, of which he is president. In 2010, he founded the Freedom First International (pic, above), a non-governmental organization (NGO) working for alternatives to racial hate and promoting world peace. He founded and working on The League of Nations, an international  advocacy group for justice. In 2007, he founded Urban Christian Leadership Institute, a national NGO dedicated to “building and developing strong leadership-keeping the Dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. alive. His first book, FIGHTING FOR HUAMN RIGHTS AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, will be released in late fall 2018. (See Bio Page)

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Black America World News and other Media

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 Greer’s foray into entertainment and film production began in Los Angeles in 1991 when he founded Storm Entertainment Studios working with in Hollywood Recording studios then shortly afterward relocating with work with local Chicago Music acts. Greer Become a producer at Chicago Access Network Cable TV which lead to Greer’s newest venture- One World Transatlantic Global Media produces, distributes, and sells advertising for independent productions/distributor of first-run syndicated programming for broadcast television and cable globally. His company also made its first foray into scripted programming, co-producing and Writing-The Chicago Way 2017 a documentary film about Chicago Violence (below) which premiered at the Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert Film Festival to rave reviews.

 

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The Black America World News Network was started by Bishop Gregg L. Greer is a Public Speaker, Minister, American Journalist, Author, Economist and Social Activist. Greer is the Founder of Freedom First International and a prominent national civil rights leader. Greer wanted to set up an alternative Radio/ TV Network to reach the masses.

Greer’s media career began when he started blogging in junior college which lead to journalism jobs and eventually left his job pursue activism and Journalism full time. Huffington Post creator Arianna Huffington personally made Greer a contributor to the Huffington Post. Greer then Founded Black America World News. His stories have also appeared in The Huffington Post, CNN.

As a Social and Criminal Justice Commentator and Investigative Journalist-Greer appears on Radio and TV around the country. Greer owns the Independent Radio and TV network One World Transatlantic Global Media, Which includes-The Owl 1886 Radio Station. Greer has written extensively about American politics, civil rights, and the intersection of money and politics. CNN. Also, Greer is a contributor on MSNBC online. Greer writes commentary on Apolitical America, Huffington Post, and others.

 

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The Chicago Way Documentary

The Chicago Way

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7243364/

 Gregg L Greer and Tio Hardiman and a group of dedicated untouchables are Community Organizer leaders of their coalition, in addition, they are key leaders in the Chicago Social Justice Movement. Both individually and as a team-they are fed up with the rampant political corruption, police brutality and community violence.

The Chicago Way documents the story of those who try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence. Written and Produced by Gregg L.Greer, Tio Hardiman, and Don Washington. (Goto The Chicago Way page for more information)

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Greer supports several organizations including Amnesty International (member),  Global Citizen Community, The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association, and more.

 

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 1. Traci Martin (Tayvon Martin Father)-Peace Walk Rally-2012
2. Rapper Common-Gainesville Florida 2012
3. Fred Hampton Jr. -Rosland, Chicago 2016
4. Attorney Ben Crump-Deland Florida 2013

5. SCLC Legend CT Vernon
6. SCLC Leaders-Altanta Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church 2012…left to right
Andre Williams (Hosea Williams, Son)
Isaac Newton Farris JR. (Dr. King’s Nephew)
Ketih Johnsom-SCLC Chapter President
7. Hillary Clinton-2016-Community Violence Chicago
8 Congresswoman Maxine Waters-Chicago 2016

Book Release 2018

The Book Truth, Justice and the American Way is a memoir collection written by Author Civil Rights Leader Gregg L Greer, The Book contains messages in the form of articles from oneworld01.com and a powerful plea to end ongoing conflict. The book will be published by One World Books. For Release on 10/29/18. Also Fighting for Human Rights and Social Justice on 11-24-18. Please like the Facebook pages. 

 

 

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Greer was schooled mostly in the  Chicago, IL Area. He worked toward earning his B.A. in Criminal Justice from Governors State University and is currently pursuing a MDIV/PHD in  from McCormick Theological Seminary and The University of Chicago. Greer is a Trained (Certified)  Expert in Criminal Justice with additional training in communications, interview and non-confrontational interrogations. Greer Having spent time in US Army Signal Corps-Ft.Gordon, South Carolina.

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(Every link below contains news articles from events directly related to Gregg L Greer)

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The link below contain cases that I Defended from an advocacy standpoint.

Lead Advocate-South Carolinia

(Advocate) Manning South Carolina

http://www.clarendoncitizen.com/article/groups-rally-behalf-stinney

SYGL-(Lead Advocate) Florida

http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Rallies-In-Sister-States-To-Take-A-Stand-GALLERY-254373561.html

Shanesha Taylor (Lead Advocate) Phoenix Arizona

Shanesha Taylor (Lead Advocate) Phoenix Arizona

http://www.abc15.com/the-now/community-activist-says-shanesha-taylor-case-has-the-same-issues-as-the-event-in-ferguson

Ferguson, MO Lead Advocate

Ferguson, MO (Lead Advocate)

http://www.thetruthaboutguns.com/2014/11/daniel-zimmerman/nba-president-issues-next-steps-war-police-brutality/

Homan Square and Chicago Tourture

Homan Square and Chicago Torture (Advocate)

http://abc7chicago.com/news/cpd-releases-fact-sheet-on-homan-square-facility/539346/

Tamir Rice (Cleveland) Lead Advocate

Tamir Rice (Cleveland) Lead Advocate

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/06/tamir_rices_mother_speaks_out.html

Chicago Violence

Chicago Violence (Lead Advocate)

http://www.chicago-bureau.org/southern-christian-leadership-conference-calls-police-accountability-chicago/

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Gregg L Greer as a Faith Leader and Community Leader has solved public policy and justice challenges, for over 15 years.  As an expert who has worked with not-for-profits and private organizations.  Greer and  his team members develop tailored advocacy strategies, solutions and training. If you or your group is interested and need skillful assistance through the often daunting political, legislative and social issues, Please use the contact form and the contact page.

2017

https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/semaj-crosbys-grandma-aunt-deny-involvement-homicide

https://chicagocrusader.com/the-chicago-way-documentary-produced-by-illinois-gubernatorial-candidate-tio-hardiman-to-air-tonight-and-wednesday-at-the-gene-siskel-film-center/

http://www.wjol.com/justice-semaj-action-team-spoken-one-four-women-home-toddler-found-dead/

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/breaking/ct-met-dcfs-semaj-crosby-joliet-meeting-20171017-story.html

https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/semaj-crosbys-dad-denied-no-contact-order-against-latoya-robinson

https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/semaj-crosby-died-asphyxia-will-county-coroner

https://patch.com/illinois/joliet/semaj-action-group-prays-glasgow-will-county-sheriffs-department

GRPD policies get national attention, Saturday protest

http://revcom.us/a/471/an-urgent-message-to-all-faiths-en.html

https://madmimi.com/s/251f59?o=fm

http://enewspf.com/2017/01/01/chicagos-gun-violence-go/

 2016

http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/item/25074-ny-times-aids-communist-socialist-feminist-lgbt-anarchist-plans-for-inauguration-day-mayhem

http://revcom.us/a/471/pastor-gregg-l-greer-appeal-to-people-of-faith-en.html

http://www.myarklamiss.com/news/local-news/rally-for-alton-sterling-held-in-baton-rouge/617977245http://www.brproud.com/news/local-news/quest-for-justice-rally-taking-place-saturday-december-

http://www.arklatexhomepage.com/news/local-news/alton-sterling-rally-planned-for-saturday/617398852

Officer who fatally shot 19-year-old Kajuan Raye relieved of police powers

http://abc7chicago.com/news/sergeant-who-fatally-shot-kajuan-raye-relieved-of-police-powers/1626786/

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/news/ct-sta-mount-greenwood-protest-st-1120-20161118-story.html

http://www.stoppoliceterror.org/we_oppose_white_supremacy

https://theringer.com/tamir-rice-cleveland-shooting-samaria-rice-fa8ca0eb4487#.573of9h9v

http://abc7chicago.com/news/new-ordinance-could-make-violence-against-officers-a-hate-crime/1439084/

Activists call on President Obama to help heal racial tensions

http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/High-Bond-for-Man-Arrested-in-Chicago-Protest-386509301.html

http://www.holyangels.com/archived-items

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/02/hillary-clinton-bernie-sanders-south-carolina-black-voters/470646/

http://www.aikenstandard.com/article/20160222/AIK0101/160229836

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-chicago-activists-respond-dallas-shootings-2-video-20160708

http://abc7chicago.com/news/memory-of-rekia-boyd-honored-at-douglas-park-event/1363003/

http://www.foxcarolina.com/story/31278380/mothers-civil-rights-lawyers-campaign-for-clinton-in-sc

http://wgntv.com/2016/01/01/protesters-march-through-union-station-on-new-years-day/

http://abc7chicago.com/news/news-years-day-police-shootings-protest-at-union-station/1143534/

http://www.ibtimes.com/structural-racism-against-blacks-tamir-rices-mother-black-lives-matter-activist-call-2167939

2015

http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-1281085

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tio-hardiman/no-justice-for-tamir-rice_b_8328258.html

   http://on.aol.com/video/mother-of-tamir-rice-holds-peace-march-in-chicago-519029104

Chicago Civil Rights Activists Denounce Dallas Violence

http://theitem.com/stories/stinney-memorial-rededicated,250642

http://www.ibtimes.com/hillary-clinton-south-carolina-black-mothers-who-lost-family-violence-rally-african-2317522

http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2015/06/tamir_rices_mother_speaks_out.html

http://www.wkyc.com/story/news/local/cleveland/2015/06/05/tamir-rice-family-statement/28578467/

http://abc7chicago.com/politics/fr-pfleger-leads-protest-sit-in-over-rauner-budget/566578

http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1510/16/lvab.01.html

http://abc7chicago.com/news/cpd-releases-fact-sheet-on-homan-square-facility/539346/

http://news.sky.com/story/chicago-cops-deny-running-black-site-prison-10369548

https://cure.mccormick.edu/?p=1149

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/crime/chicago-cops-deny-running-black-site-prison/ar-BBi7quo

                    http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/feb/28/homan-square-protest-chicago-police-black-site

 http://www.scoopnest.com/user/wkyc/655053003297308672

2014

http://manninglive.com/2014/12/22/george-frierson-stinney-family-deserves-apology-state/

http://azinformant.com/sclc-leader-shanesha-taylor-dispute-trust-agreement-claims/

http://trendwave.com/harvard/news-on-black-legal-issues

http://www.austinweeklynews.com/News/Articles/12-9-2014/Austin-residents-fed-up-with-police-brutality-gone-unpunished/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS

http://www.blacklegalissues.com/Article_Details.ASPX?ARTCLID=1bca5bbc2f&cat=Legal

 http://www.azfamily.com/news/local/Government-overreach-claim-in-Shanesha-Taylor-case-285366901.html

http://www.rightnow.io/breaking-news/phoenix_bn_1418075378526.html

http://arizonanewsradio.com/default.asp?pid=611866&tblog=22682

http://www.abc15.com/the-now/community-activist-says-shanesha-taylor-case-has-the-same-issues-as-the-event-in-ferguson

http://www.chicago-bureau.org/southern-christian-leadership-conference-calls-police-accountability-chicago/

http://oneworld01.com/2014/09/03/a-letter-to-the-grand-wizard-of-the-kkk-concerning-statements-of-mike-browns-killing

http://prisonreformmovement.wordpress.com/tag/oscar-grant/

http://www.wctv.tv/home/headlines/Rallies-In-Sister-States-To-Take-A-Stand-GALLERY-254373561.html

http://www.sfltimes.com/uncategorized/march-pays-tribute-to-Trayvon

2013

http://www.charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/remembering-george-stinney/Content?oid=4828211

http://www.clarendoncitizen.com/article/groups-rally-behalf-stinney

http://www.news4jax.com/news/sclc-plans-protests-across-florida/25369092

2011

http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0911/Charlotte_city_councilman_runs_against_exwife.html

http://www.mountainislandweekly.com/news/2011/09/primary-election-sparks-fly/

http://www.charlotteonthecheap.com/free-civic-summer-school-know-it-to-work-it/

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