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  1. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People Politics : Chicago Black Man Is Shot on Facebook Live While Campaigning For Political Candidate

    ... :facepalm: Chicago Black Man Is Shot on Facebook Live While Campaigning For Political Candidate https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/chicago-man-shot-facebook-live-180513804.html A Chicago man was recording himself on Facebook Live canvassing for a political candidate when he was shot...
  2. PurpleMoons

    Black People : KANNEKA JENKINS

    kanneka Jenkins, also known as Kanneka Martin on FB, (NeeNee, by her closest friends and family) was a 19 year old young lady who went missing while attending a friends birthday party in a hotel on September 9, 2017, approximately between the hours of 2:30 am -3:30 am, was found dead in the...
  3. Clyde C Coger Jr

    African American History Culture : What does it say about us when we don’t support our own?

    ... What does it say about us when we don’t support our own? Dear Black People, Shame on us for not stepping up to help “Queen Mother” Helen Sinclair. The 97-year-old community activist and prison chaplain is facing foreclosure on her Bronzeville home that she has lived in since 1927 ...
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    Black People : CHIRAQ: "It is culture and environment," Arewa Karen Winters, Loury's great-aunt, told the Tribune.

    The streets were cruelly efficient to Pierre Loury. An arrest record at age 14, shot to death by police at 16. Authorities said he ran from a car that had been pulled over because it resembled a vehicle involved in an earlier shooting. He allegedly threatened an officer with a gun and was shot...
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    Black People : CHIRAQ: More than 50 people shot Mother's Day weekend in Chicago.

    At least 19 people, including three boys 16 and younger, died as a result of violence last week in Chicago. Eight of those died over a Mother’s Day weekend during which more than 50 people were shot, in spite of pleas from women’s and church groups to put down the guns. And the number of...
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    Black People : 582 Sex offenses.. 386 Sexual Assaults, 41 Child Family sex abuse cases (through April) in Chicago.

    From January 1st Through April 29th 2016. https://data.cityofchicago.org/Public-Safety/Crimes-2016/kf95-mnd6
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    Black People : 39 people (aged 14 to 65) shot in the first 3-days of May in Chicago.

    http://crime.chicagotribune.com/chicago/shootings
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    Black People : CHIRAQ: 94 people, from 4 to 69 years old, shot over the last 9 days of April 2016.

    The age range appears to be spreading out.. must be some kind of push for violence diversity.. http://crime.chicagotribune.com/chicago/shootings
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    Black People : Could Year-round School solve Chicago's Crime problem?

    Check this out: source : http://crime.chicagotribune.com/ If you go to the live source.. you can see that these spikes in crime all occur in July.. during summer vacation. I've heard the theories that say it's because it's hot.. but I'm wondering if it's just because folks are idle. I...
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    Black People : only 4 shootings in Chicago on Friday the 22nd!

    There are usually around 15 shootings per day.. but for some reason there were only 4. What happened in Chicago on the 22nd? Next day though... 18 shootings.. Any Chitown people out there? What was going on in the city on the 22nd? source...
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    Black People : 22 shot in Chicago over 12 hours, including girl, 11, killed at sleepover

    Shamiya Adams was sitting on a bedroom floor in her best friend's home, making s'mores after an evening of practicing a dance routine, when the shot ripped through the house in Garfield Park. The bullet crashed through the wall of the bedroom and struck the 11-year-old in the head. She was...
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    Black People : Genocide in Chicago continues: 1,280 shootings this year so far.. already (as of May 13, 2016)

    2988 reported shooting victims in 2015.. and 488 murders.. 1059 shootings, 170 murders confirmed this year.. in only 4 and 2/3 months.. that averages out to about 6 people shot each day.. and 1 murdered. http://crime.chicagotribune.com/chicago/shootings/
  13. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black Positive People : Chicago police torture victims receive $5.5 million in Reparations

    In the Spirit of Deserved Reparations, Chicago police torture victims receive $5.5 million in Reparations CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nearly 60 people tortured by Chicago police decades ago have begun receiving $5.5 million in reparations from the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Tuesday ...
  14. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Black People : Chicago Rings in First Homicide of 2016 - Count Continues into 2017 - Continues into 2018 & 2019

    In the Spirit of Stop the Killing, Chicago Rings in New Year With First Homicide of 2016 - Count Continues into 2017 Mere hours after Chicago rang in 2016 with fireworks along its famous riverwalk, the city reported its first homicide. A 24-year-old man was shot in the chest a few minutes...
  15. Clyde C Coger Jr

    Jails / Prisons : Chicago's Homan Square police complex under fire

    In the Spirit of Jurisprudence, Therious Chicago's Homan Square police complex under fire Chicago (CNN)Allegations of a secret detention and interrogation site run by Chicago police and abuses that may have taken place there are being aired at a county commission hearing ...
  16. Inanna

    Black Entertainment : Spike Lee's Chiraq Trailer is Finally Here

    Will you be going to the theaters to see it??? Watch “CHI-RAQ Trailer” on Vimeo: I for sure am. But not everyone is so excited about the satirical portrayal of a very real issue, among other things. Spike Lee defends at...
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