gang violence

Let’s Retire the Term ‘Black on Black’ Crime, Focus Instead on Gang Culture

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From The Grio — On January 21st, 2013, King College Prep’s marching band traveled from Chicago to Washington to perform at President Barack Obama‘s second inauguration festivities. This band had a beautiful and talented 15 year-old majorette  who was an honor student and planned to...

Why Young Black Men Must Know – Killing Is Not The Solution

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The Chicago south side neighborhood of Englewood is ripe with violence and has been described as a battlefield. According to the New York Times, the Seventh Police District, which patrols most of Englewood, led the city in homicides last year with 60. The Seventh and...