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Medill Reports put out an article today that stated that the Illinois State Crime Commission and the Police Athletic League are going to introduce a new youth anti-violence initiative: learning to box. How will a violent sport deter violence? Boxing lessons will deter gun violence in the sense that it will provide kids with activities instead... Read more »
On Dec. 5, Superintendent McCarthy announced he is sending the Chicago Police Department’s resident gang expert to the South Side of Chicago in an attempt to quell the city’s gang problem. Yet, is that the right move? Consider this, if low educational achievements can be blamed primarily on poverty, than why isn’t poverty seen as the root... Read more »
At the midpoint of Michael Moore’s “Bowling for Columbine,” there is a short cartoon explaining America’s history with guns. Moore explains gun culture as a product of a culture of fear. Yet, Americans cannot be the only people who are afraid. There has got to be something else that makes gun deaths so frequent. When... Read more »
On Twitter this weekend, there was quite an outrage over Mayor Emanuel’s decision to build a park in memory of Maggie Daley that will cost the city an estimated $55 million. The outrage stemmed from the announcement coming on the heels of another very violent weekend in Chicago where over 30 people were shot.”How can... Read more »
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