Chicago Urban Stations Stop The Hits Discuss Gun Violence
June 19, 2012 at 3:05 PM (PT)
CLEAR CHANNEL stations Urban WGCI, Urban AC WVAZ, Urban Inspirational WGRB-A and MIDWAY BROADCASTING Black N/T WVON-A CHICAGO have joined to present a live, on-air forum designed to encourage dialogue and offer solutions to the huge gun violence problem in CHICAGO. It’s called “Stoppin’ The Hits,” which is exactly what they will do. It will be held WEDNESDAY JUNE 20th from 6-7p and will feature views from community leaders along with youth and parents affected by recent gun violence.
REV. JESSE JACKSON Pres/CEO of RAINBOW PUSH will moderate the discussion. Other discussion leaders include WGCI’s TONY SCULFIELD, WVAZ’s RAMONSKI LUV, WGRB’s SONYA BLAKEY and WVON’s MATT McGILL. Other confirmed guests include CHICAGO Police Supt. GARRY McCARTHY, CHICAGO URBAN LEAGUE Pres/CEO ANDREA L ZOPP and attorney/ talk show host WARREN BALLANTINE. The event will be held at CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT & COCA-COLA LOUNGE in CHICAGO..