Kevin Tyson

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Kevin Tyson

Template:TOCnestleft Kevin Tyson is an Illinois activist.

WEB DuBois Clubs of America

In 2014, Kevin Tyson, was listed a a friend on the DuBois Clubs Facebook page.[1]

Communist Party reformer

In 1991 Kevin Tyson, Illinois , was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party"-most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.[2]

Committees of Correspondence connection

In 1994 Kevin Tyson ,Chicago, was listed on a "Membership, Subscription and Mailing List" for the Chicago Committees of Correspondence, an offshoot of the Communist Party USA[3]

Black Radical Congress


At the 1998 Black Radical Congress in Chicago, one session was entitled;

Faith as a Weapon: Spirituality and the Role of the Church In The Radical Movement. What are the lessons we can learn from Nat Turner, Absalom Jones, Sojourner Truth, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King, Jr. and other Black ministers as leaders in the struggle? What is the history of spiritual motivation in the radical/liberation movement?

Panelists: Michael Eric Dyson, Cornel West, Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Linda Thomas, Kevin Tyson[4].

Trinity Church

In 2008 Kevin Tyson was a member of the Trinity United Church of Christ in South Chicago-as was Barack Obama. When the church's pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, came under media attack for his extreme views, Tyson 51,, a worker at the Chicago Stock Exchange defended Wright[5].

There's a big element of racism involved in this...The black church itself is under attack.

Chicago Stock exchange

In 2008 Kevin Tyson was a manager with Firm Communications, at the Chicago Stock Exchange

Saluting workers everywhere!

In 2009 the Peoples Weekly World carried an article "Saluting workers everywhere!"

Our unity makes Wall Street tremble
Employee Free Choice and universal health care!
A 'green', demilitarized, democratized economy that works for all!

Illinois Readers of the PWW signed the article.

Terrie Albano & John Bachtell - Jon Allen - Sijisfredo Aviles - Eric Robert Berdell - Carolyn Black & Bill Appelhans - Owen Brill - Helen Boothe - John Bradley - Docia Buffington & Abdul-Aziz Hassan - Cathy Campo & Kevin Lindeman - Cristobal Cavazos, Tania Brown & Anita Naoli - Andrew Chebuhar - Dean Christ & Joan Phillips - Ben Cline - Carmen Cohn & Lance Cohn - Alison Cooper - Clarice Durham - Joan Elbert - Thomas Fineberg & Maxine Fineberg - Oscar Forsman - Connie Hall - Ahmad Hassan - Harold Hill - Dajiang Hu - Marge Gamboa - Mike Giocondo & Carroll Krois - Luster Jackson - Ed Jenks & Mary Jenks - Earl R. Jones - Kenneth Kapel - Molly Kelley & Dallas Brown - Angela Larson & Bamshad Mobasher - Jim Lange - Joyce Lightfoot - Stephen Livingston - Guadalupe Lozano - Pepe Lozano - Bea Lumpkin & Frank Lumpkin - Megan Marshall - Scott Marshall & Roberta Wood -Bill Mackovich - Damien Matthews - Donn Miller - Stanley Moe - Ken Nelson - Tom Pace - Ted Pearson & Kathy Pearson - Martha Pedroza - Hector Pedroza - Shelby RichardsonMark Rogovin & Michelle Rogovin - Barbara Russum -Armando Santos - Tom Shepherd - Evelyn Swan - Ruth Tregay -Kevin Tyson - John Wojcik.[6]



  1. FB friends page
  2. Addendum to Initiative document Nov. 13 1991
  3. Chicago CoC "Membership, Subscription and Mailing List" 10.14.94
  4. Black Radical Congress program
  6. PW, Saluting workers everywhere! by: ILLINOIS FRIENDS OF PWW may 1 2009