Two gunmen executed an ex-gang member whose prison sentence Obama commuted. The assailants targeted him at a federal halfway house.
August 2016 was Chicago’s deadliest month in nearly two decades, leaving the city’s streets riddled with shell casings and bloodshed from mostly African-American bodies. According to the Chicago Police Department’s crime statistics, an astonishing 474 people were victims of homicide in 2016. In August alone, there were 92 deaths, a number slightly lower than July 1993 […]
A wheelchair bound middle school student delivers an inspirational speech at graduation. The 14-year-old girl who was paralyzed by a gang member's stray bullet said, "I won today."
A young man who tried to escape violence in Chicago was tragically shot dead. Lee McCollum was featured in the CNN documentary 'Chicagoland,' and had a promising future.
A 13-year-old anti-violence advocate was shot and wounded by a stray bullet. He's now recovering, after the bullet barely missed his spine.
This past weekend, the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha, a historic Black fraternity, took to the streets of Chicago and held steadfast in the midst…
Spike Lee changed his plans to premiere his upcoming movie, Chi-Raq, at Cannes Film Festival next year. Instead, we’ll get to see the film in theaters…