Deadly Weekend in Chicago Highlights City’s Gang Warfare
Permalink

Deadly Weekend in Chicago Highlights City’s Gang Warfare

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A 7-year-old boy who was one of seven…

Continue Reading →

Murders, Shootings on the Rise in Chicago
Permalink

Murders, Shootings on the Rise in Chicago

  CHICAGO (USA Today) — After recording the fewest number of murders in decades last…

Continue Reading →

Black Girls Also Victims of Gun Violence
Permalink

Black Girls Also Victims of Gun Violence

By Marlon Peterson Special to the NNPA PERSPECTIVE In 1999, when I was 19 years…

Continue Reading →

Chicago Police: 14-Year-Old Killed Girl Over Boy
Permalink

Chicago Police: 14-Year-Old Killed Girl Over Boy

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old Chicago girl accused of killing another…

Continue Reading →

Tale of Two Cities: Chicago and New York
Permalink

Tale of Two Cities: Chicago and New York

By Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. NNPA Columnist Bill De Blasio is garnering national attention for…

Continue Reading →

Some Black Men Escape the Mean Streets of Chicago
Permalink

Some Black Men Escape the Mean Streets of Chicago

by Cassiette West-Williams NNPA Special Contributor (Editor’s Note: Earlier this month, the New York Times…

Continue Reading →