Two of Chicago’s most revered figures in its horrific gunland culture are using their names in efforts to get the active gang members to ensemble a cease-fire. Larry Hoover and Abdul Malik Kabah, co-founders of the Gangster Disciples and Black P. Stones, respectively, are speaking out in the wake of Tyshawn Lee’s wake and funeral, […]
Everyone is grieving for the family of Tyshawn Lee, the 9-year-old child from Chicago who was murdered last week after he was “lured” into an alley that would eventually be his tomb.
Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq trailer was released a few days ago and it’s safe to say that the negative reactions far outweighed the curious and insightful ones. The city of Chicago’s violence woes is an issue that hasn’t touched citizens of the United States in some form or fashion and juxtaposing or even transfixing the topic […]
Chicago gun violence has become commonplace reporting nearly every weekend but over the past 72 hours, a different scenario for bodies been dropped has surfaced.
On July 11, yet another rapper in Chicago tragically lost their life. Marvin Carr, 21, best known as the rapper Capo from Chief Keef’s Glo Gang record label, was gunned down in on the 7700 block of South Kingston Avenue, according to report relayed to the Chicago Tribune from Officer Veejay Zala, a Chicago Police […]
Unfortunately, the Chicago 4th Of July weekend has become a tradition for gratious violence that has ripped families apart. The madness continued these past three days during a very bloody holiday period were at least eight people were pronounced dead, including a seven-year-old boy.
With or without Kanye West, Spike Lee’s upcoming movie for Chiraq is proceeding as planned, which has plenty of citizens living in the Windy City up in arms over the title.
**UPDATE** The amount of destruction a few more hours in Chicago can bring is uncanny. In a final tally, the Chicago-Tribune is reporting that 82 people were shot and 14 killed over the past weekend. Looks like they bested their 2013 holiday weekend after all. Unfortunately, no 2014 holiday weekend would be complete without a […]