500 homicides

 Shyne is a vocal critic of President Obama and judging by his Twitter page, he has no plans of backing down. Earlier today, the Belizean rapper tweeted the commander in chief demanding that he help to stop the violence in Chicago. With a home and headquarters in the Midwest city, the president calls Chicago home, […]

Chicago was hit hard by gun violence in 2012, and it turns out the crimes occurred in specific places. A report in the New York Times, details just who (typically Black men) tend to be the shooting victims in the nation’s third largest city, and where the shootings occur.

As 2012 comes to a close, Chicago has reached a terrible milestone: 500 homicides in the city for the entire year. Nathaniel T. Jackson was killed Thursday (Dec. 27), becoming the 500th person to die in the city.