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Please make this a sticky. Thx.

Hello A/O-

I am creating this thread as resource for a call to action for us to call local radio stations that carry Bill Bennett's program and voice our displeasure to the Management.
Here is the contact information that we have so far.
Please click on weblink and click your city and there will be a listing of your the radio station in your area that carries his program.

http://www.bennettmornings.com/stationfinder;jsessionid=GWjwwCyDLN-gbRLRPF8veg**

In addition: Here is a name/phone number for us to call and express our displeasure regarding Bill Bennett's comments.

Stephen Smith, Vice President, Advertising Sales at (212)584-5100.


A/O -Please share this information with your friends/associates as well.

Also I will continue to update this thread with more information to various sponsors of Bennett's syndicated program across the country. Right now, We have discovered that Pro Flowers and Record Players are his program sponsors - however there are bound to be more. I am in the midst of researching this and will keep you all posted.
Likewise, Please feel free to update this thread with information that you come across.
Most importantly - Let's take action - let our voice be heard.

Special thanks to AZB, PM, Bison.


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Here's a letter addressed Salem Radio Network which also provides us with another contact.




Letter to Salem Radio Network from Rep John Conyers.


"The text of my letter follows:

Congressman John Conyers's diary :: ::
Greg Anderson
President
Salem Radio Network
6400 N. Beltline Rd.
Suite 210
Irving, TX 75063

Dear Mr. Anderson:

We were shocked and outraged to learn that, on your radio network yesterday, Bill Bennett stated on his radio program, Bill Bennett's Morning in America, "I do know that it's true that if you wanted to reduce crime you could - if that were your sole purpose - you could abort every black baby in this country, and your crime rate would go down." This statement was made in response to a caller's suggestion linking abortions to the solvency of the Social Security program.

It is difficult for us to understand how an individual granted a show on your network could utter such a statement in 21st century America. While we all support First Amendment Rights, we simply cannot countenance statements and shows that are replete with racism, stereotyping, and profiling. Mr. Bennett's statement is insulting to all of us and has no place on the nation's public air waves. The fact that Mr. Bennett later acknowledged that such abortions would be "morally reprehensible," but added again that if it was done "the crime rate would go down," is equally outrageous.

We ask that you immediately suspend this radio program. We also ask to meet with the executives of your network to understand how you could have permitted an individual with such views to broadcast such a program on your network, and learn what you intend to do to respond to this problem. We are planning to convey our views to your commercial sponsors as well and hereby request a list of all sponsors of the show within the last year.

Sincerely,

John Conyers, Jr. "
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More contact info:

Salem Radio Network (SRN) phone number is 972-831-1920. Ask for Charles Mefferd, Operations Manager.
Call the sales department at 972-402-8800, fax 972-402-8200.


Contact info for his sponsors

Proflowers tel. 1-800-776-3569 WeCare@ProFlowers.com

Verbal Advantage tel. 888-263-1012 email customerservice@verbaladvantage.com or productspecialist@verbaladvantage.com

Crosley Radio Co. tel. 1-866-CROSLEY
Media contact: Liz Braun - 502.212.4283
prinquiries@crosleyradio.com FAX 502.584.8531
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Thanks for the info
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[quote="Kimora"]Thanks for the info[/quote]

You're welcome!!
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The objective being?

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[quote="submitter"]The objective being?

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To shut his ass down!!!!!
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Dang! I can't get no thanks!?! Geesh!

I'm gonna make my calls. It won't kill me and hopefully my call is the last straw. If not, then one of yours may just be it.

Let's get Jew on the mufucka yall. Let's make it so that people will think twice before saying anything aniti-Black. Why? Why not.
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[quote="Mistic"]Dang! I can't get no thanks!?! Geesh!

I'm gonna make my calls. It won't kill me and hopefully my call is the last straw. If not, then one of yours may just be it.

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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((MISTIC!!!))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.. Girl, when I read the thread - I could feel my Blood Pressure rise. I am still fuming!!
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[quote="2abundantlyblessed"][quote="Mistic"]Dang! I can't get no thanks!?! Geesh!

I'm gonna make my calls. It won't kill me and hopefully my call is the last straw. If not, then one of yours may just be it.

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(((((((((((((((((((((((((((MISTIC!!!))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.. Girl, when I read the thread - I could feel my Blood Pressure rise. I am still fuming!![/quote]

Why?
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And how might you "SHUT HIS ASS DOWN", by typing mean sounding words, and doing something about the rate of BLACK on BLACK crime?

Question Razz


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[quote="submitter"]And how might you "SHUT HIS ASS DOWN", by typing mean sounding word, and doing something about the rate of BLACK on BLACK crime?

Question Razz[/quote]

This particular situation has nothing to do with black on black crime, Submitter. This is about dealing with what Bennett said and letting him and the rest of the country know, in no uncertain words, that:
1) we are offended by his comments
2) we feel threatened by the tone of his comments
3) we will do everything we can to ensure that he is no longer allowed a public platform to air his racist, and divisive speech

We can deal with the black on black crime issue in another thread.
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I dont share your passion for monitoring what people say about BLACKs. I believe we should spend less time paying attention to what OTHERS say about us and take care of the business that people should take care of, so we dont look like JOKES to everybody else in the world. Primarily because we have no AGENDA we can spend so much time whinning about what someone SAID about us. WE should DO FOR SELF and others wouldnt have so much ammunition. You must admit the Prisons have a HIGHER percentage of BLACKs than our percentage of the total population would infer. Thus it is not, especially with OUR gangster-rap music, any mystery CRIME and BLACK are associated?

Question Razz


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[quote="submitter"]I dont share your passion for monitoring what people say about BLACKs. I believe we should spend less time paying attention to what OTHERS say about us and take care of the business that people should take care of, so we dont look like JOKES to everybody else in the world. Primarily because we have no AGENDA we can spend so much time whinning about what someone SAID about us. WE should DO FOR SELF and others wouldnt have so much ammunition. You must admit the Prisons have a HIGHER percentage of BLACKs than our percentage of the total population would infer. Thus it is not, especially with OUR gangster-rap music, is it any mystery CRIME and BLACK are associated?

Question Razz[/quote]

All of that might be true, but can we not fight on more than one front at a time? We look like jokes to others because we don't take care of our business...ALL of our business. This includes verbal offenses. Why it gotta be "whining"?
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I call it whinning because I see no good to be gained from, yelping every time some one says something bad about BLACK people. We have so much else to do, yet we spend energy needed to create jobs, and a safety net under our children and seniors.

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[quote="submitter"]I call it whinning becaus I see no good to be gained from, yelping every time some one says something bad about BLACK people. We have some much else to do, yet we spend energy needed to create jobs, and a safety net under our children and seniors.

Question Razz[/quote]

Well, Submitter, that's fine if you don't see the good in this and don't want to participate. No one's asking you to. Expel your energy elsewhere. But at the same time, respect those who want to take up this fight. I've got energy enough to help create jobs, providea a safety net for my children and seniors, AND kick Bill Bennet in his ass.

All before lunch. Cool
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[quote="submitter"]I dont share your passion for monitoring what people say about BLACKs. I believe we should spend less time paying attention to what OTHERS say about us and take care of the business that people should take care of, so we dont look like JOKES to everybody else in the world. [/quote]

okay, so we shouldn't care what others say but make sure we do the right thing so we don't look like a joke to them...

huh?
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Still no apology form BB.Subimmter is 100% correct.Let's worry less about what a cracker says than the Third World levels of infant mortality and HIV infections in our community.
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[quote="Bison4Life"]Still no apology form BB.Subimmter is 100% correct.Let's worry less about what a cracker says than the Third World levels of infant mortality and HIV infections in our community.[/quote]

And again, I ask...
Where is it written that we can't worry about more than 1 thing at a time? No one is expecting an apology from Bennett. We want him off the air.
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bruh man, don'tchoo know? black folx can only concentrate on ONE crisis at a time....

we don't multi-task..... Laughing Laughing Wink
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