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Cease Fire gets $4.4 million from the state

Thanks to a persistent Black legislative Caucus and a governor who sees the need to address Chicago’s violence; CeaseFire was recently awarded more than $4.4 million from the state’s “stopgap” budget.  249 more words

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Brewing unrest

Last week’s unrest in Milwaukee wasn’t caused by the police killing of Sylville K. Smith, a 23-year-old black man. It’s been brewing for decades.

As… 494 more words

Are We In The Middle Of A Gun Violence Epidemic, Or Is It Something Worse?

I happened to glance at the remarkable Gun Violence Archive website today and two things caught my tired, old eyes.  First, the site has added maps, which allows someone at a glance to see the location of mass shootings, the places where law enforcement officers have been shot or killed, and the locations where people were shot or killed by police.  605 more words


mourn the dead (all of them)

june and july were months where homicides happened in the u.s.

in june, we saw the effects of another rampage shooting…in july, we saw both officer involved shootings and other cases–where officers were targeted and killed by community members… 347 more words

Current Events

Local News "61 Year old man killed on his front porch"

On August 8,2016 Monday afternoon 61 year old Michael Lucas was shot and killed on his front porch. Mr Lucas was sitting on his front porch while watching his 3-year old relative playing in the yard. 109 more words

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El Salvador : record d'homicides, trêve avec les Maras et nouvelle politique carcérale.

Publié le 17 avril 2016

Après avoir largement battu le record mondial d’homicides l’année dernière (sur une base sous-évaluée d’après les experts locaux), le Salvador a connu un terrible début d’année avec plus de 2000 nouveaux homicides. 283 more words