Learning about the loss of a good friend through Facebook is rough. But for one, it triggered a necessary change.
Proceedings are ongoing in the punishment phase of the manslaughter case. Tor Constantino looks at the realities facing a double amputee in prison.
Dillan DiGiovanni asks: “What does our country stand to gain from perpetuating this deeply-rooted myth that black people are more violent than white men or people of any other race?”
Anthony Goulet believes that to facilitate healing with at-risk youth, what you need is the only thing that can penetrate the street-armor without harming anyone…Love.
Men and boys worldwide are caught in cycles and storms that leave us speaking to one another in a language of violence.
A video game playing high school senior gets handed a real gun.
After Rosanne Cash’s visit, Spoon Jackson receives an opportunity to speak to troubled youth from within prison.
Marcus Anderson, Fernando Garcia, and Steve Miramontes are three young men who know where they come from.
Right now Andrew Holmes is focused on getting the person who killed a six month old girl off the streets and into prison.
Evette Dionne says that when it comes to ending the horrific epidemic of murders in Chicago, it’s about addressing the reasons people own guns.
Billy Johnson II knows how hard it was to raise him, and in recognition of the woman whose fingerprints are all over the man he is today, this year he has just one valentine: his mother.
An increase in gang violence has once again garnered Chicago the title “Murder Capitol of the World.”