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An Open Letter to Spike Lee

An Open Letter to Spike Lee
By Sylvia D. Snowden Dear Spike, You released your movie “Chiraq” recently and unsurprisingly, not much has changed.  Young kids are still carrying guns and killing each other in Chicago’s streets.  But you had to know your life wasn’t really going to help anything around here, right? Ok, so, no, the movie was not an... Read more »

Tyshawn Lee: Leave His Parents Alone and Find His Killers

Tyshawn Lee: Leave His Parents Alone and Find His Killers
By Devin Miller I must admit that I have avoided the news recently. I live in Chicago and there is obviously a ridiculous amount of senseless violence here, and it takes a depressing hold on journalism. Being a Chicago native is a gift and a curse. It’s a gift because the city, the food, and... Read more »