Thursday, November 21, 2019

Tag: chicago violence

Chicago Sees Dramatic Drop In Black Residents...

Where have all the Black Chicagoans gone? That's the question on everyone's mind, as the Windy City's African-American population has plummeted more than 15 percent...

Chris Hayes Gets More Than He Bargained...

Chicagoan Ja'Mal Green courageously took Mayor Rahm Emanuel to task for allegedly redirecting financial resources to wealthy parts of the city and neglecting the...

Genius MIT Black Heroine to Take Over...

Tony Stark is set to relinquish his Iron Man suit in Marvel's Civil War II comic series, and a 15-year-old female Black genius will...

Rev. Jesse Jackson On Predominantly White Schools...

In an interview with Seattle radio station 88.5 and KUOW Public Radio, Jackson talks about the racial issues plaguing the country. The station is located...

The Murder of Tyshawn Lee In Chicago...

The question must be asked: To what lengths are Black folks willing to go in order to extricate themselves from white supremacy? It is a...

In the Midst of Chicago Violence, PTSD...

Gun violence in Chicago has caused the city to experience about 2,000 shootings each year and more than 300 murders, but each shooting has...

Govt Fails in Response To Violence in...

Despite a summer plagued with roughly 40 homicides happening every month and more than 80 people being shot over the Fourth of July weekend,...

As Obama Seeks $3.7B to Solve Border...

As President Obama presses Congress for nearly $4 billion to aid the humanitarian crisis caused by tens of thousands of children flooding into the...

In Chicago, 82 People Shot, 14 Killed...

The arrival of hot weather has brought a familiar scene to Chicago: another spate of gun violence, with the Fourth of July weekend seeing 82...

13 People Survive Shooting in a Chicago...

Another Chicago night exploded in gunfire as 13 people, including a 3-year-old boy who suffered a gunshot wound to the head, were shot at a...

Amid Continuing Violence, Chicago Provides Safe Passage...

Chicago officials delivered safe passage along routes to 90 city schools for students on opening day of the nation's third largest school system Monday. The...

Chicago Shootings Leave 6 Dead, 28 Wounded,...

Though Chicago officials contend that the wave of violence is abating, there were six people killed and 28 others wounded in shootings over the...

More Killings in Chicago as Leaders Plan...

As three men are killed and nine others wounded in Chicago within the past 24 hours, a former Chicago native is coming back to...

Marches and Summits in Chicago as a...

As outraged residents in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood held an anti-violence march Thursday after a particularly heinous killing of a young mother amidst another wave...

7 Killed, More Than 40 Injured in...

Just a week after Chicago officials proudly announced that the city's homicide rate is at its lowest level in 50 years, the Windy City...

Chicago Tactics Putting Major Dent in Killing...

CHICAGO — A year after this city drew new attention for soaring gun violence and gang bloodshed, creating a political test for Mayor Rahm...

6 More Weekend Shooting Deaths in Chicago

Six people were killed  and 11 wounded over the weekend  in Chicago, bringing added attention to the problem of ongoing gun violence that many...