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Teen from Anti-Violence Video Ironically Shot as...

There is a high rate of gun and gang violence on the streets of Chicago, disproportionately affecting families suffering from poverty. Chicago teen Zariel Trotte, who participated...

What Is the Community Doing to Address...

The issue of gun violence — more specifically, Chicago’s gun violence — is by no means a new issue. However, President Trump has singled out...

Trump’s ‘Send in the Feds’ Threat Could...

These days, President Trump’s relationship to the Black community has been limited to meetings with Black athletes and entertainers, and pledges to clamp down...

How This Chicago Woman Is Working to...

A Chicago woman says she'll never forget the day her friend lost his life trying to save hers when a teen gunman opened fire...

Chicago Activist Group Promotes Manhood to Protect,...

A Chicago activist group is encouraging men to come together to promote peace in Black neighborhoods. New Era Chicago was inspired to patrol the city's...

Ice Cube, Common Participate in Vh1 Show...

At a panel in Chicago, rappers Common and Ice Cube led a discussion on gun violence with protest organizers for a new special on...

Spike Lee, Chance the Rapper Keep Beef...

Chance the Rapper and director Spike Lee are still at odds over Lee's last film Chi-Raq, which the rapper claims represents Chicago in a...

In Speech at Northwestern, Spike Lee Defends...

Director Spike Lee's trip to Northwestern University Wednesday evening was highlighted by controversy surrounding his latest Chicago-based film Chi-Raq, which tackles gun violence with...

Chicago Teen Killed in the Act of...

A Chicago teenager walking with his identical twin brother to a high school basketball practice Saturday afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood of Chicago sacrificed...

As Violence Rages in Chicago, Some Residents...

While much of the country is dismayed by the constant barrage of police brutality stories, such as the recent death of Staten Island resident Eric...

More Chicago Gun Violence as 5 Killed...

Chicago's wave of murderous gun violence continued over the weekend, as five people were killed and at least 18 wounded in shootings in the...

Tearful Funeral in Chicago for 6-Month-Old Jonylah...

Chicago residents, some who didn't even know the family, turned out en masse Tuesday morning for the funeral of 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins, who was...

Young Girl Killed Same Day Her Sister...

The violence plaguing Chicago is raging on as a teenage girl was killed on the very same day her sister sat behind President Obama...

Chicago Girl Fatally Shot Days After Performing...

Another promising young life has been snuffed out by Chicago’s gun violence, 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who had performed at President Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony...

Mother Loses Fourth Child to Gun Violence...

Chicago saw another bloody weekend, with a total of seven homicides and five wounded in violent incidents. All seven homicides occurred on Saturday, and...

Chicago Hopeful in Plans to Curb Guns,...

If there's one place that desperately needs a respite from the ravages of gun violence, it's Chicago. The city is already on pace to...

Two Shot At Funeral In Gang Related...

Two Shot At Funeral in Chicago. As one murdered man lay in a casket in a South Side church Monday, hundreds of mourners poured out...