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Gun Violence Chicago

Shooting Victims' Clothes Displayed As Art Activism To Help Get Guns Off Streets

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.25.2015 | Impact

Blair Holt was shot and killed while he shielded another classmate from the bullets a gunman sprayed on a CTA bus in Chicago in 2007. His father is a ...

'Well-Liked' Pullman Man Crashes Into Home After Being Shot

Posted 04.25.2013 | Chicago

A man crashed through a chain-link fence and into a home after he was shot while driving through Chicago's Far South Side Wednesday. Dane Whitfield...

Gun Violence Leaves 3 Dead, 13 Injured In Chicago Since Friday

Posted 04.22.2013 | Chicago

Another weekend of gun violence in Chicago has left three people dead and at least 13 injured in city-wide shootings since Friday. Donald Corneliu...

My South Side

Terrence Chappell | Posted 05.19.2013 | Black Voices
Terrence Chappell

I don't live life by statistics, nor do I navigate through life over selling my identity as some brand. However, my identity as a black man from the South Side of Chicago is a part of who I am.

Bloomberg-Backed Super PAC Goes On Offense Against Pro-Gun Illinois Candidate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

A super PAC backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is going on offense against a Democratic Illinois special election candidate over her A+ r...

7 Hurt In Christmas Eve Violence

Posted 12.25.2012 | Chicago

There was no holiday from shooting violence in Chicago as seven people were hurt, some critically, in gun-related incidents on Christmas Eve. Four...

Janell Ross

Gun Control Slowly Emerges As Defining Issue in Chicago Congressional Race | Janell Ross | Posted 12.21.2012 | Black Voices

On Saturday, just one day after a gunman invaded a small-town Connecticut school, the 16 candidates vying to replace Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. and...

From Newtown to Flint Town: Gun Violence Not Just an Urban Black Problem

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 02.17.2013 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

Although most would agree that the urban violence problem is out of control, there is no doubt that whether violence happens in a city or suburb, it pains us all the same. Bullets flying in Oakland kill just like the ones in Oak Creek.

11 Shot Overnight -- 'We Haven't Even Lived Our Lives'

Posted 12.04.2012 | Chicago

Amid Chicago's ongoing epidemic of gun violence, innocent bystanders are increasingly being caught in the crossfire. On Monday alone, 11 people we...