Two worthwhile stories about struggling communities in Chicago -- Cabrini Green and Englewood. The Englewood story in particular, about the 55th Street dividing line between gangs and the funding cut from CeaseFire, seems more detailed and closely reported than many you usually see:
You can go home again Tribune
Miles Warren III, 26, spent seven years of his childhood living in the
Cabrini Green public-housing project then moved around the city with
his family until they settled in Lincoln Park.
Arthur Jones legacy may be getting gangs to take responsibility for change Medill
Arthur Jones was the third child to die by gunfire within a week in
Chicago. According to Monique Bond, Chicago Police Department
spokeswoman, 54 people aged 19 or younger have been killed by gunfire
so far this year.
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