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Hadiya Pendleton Killed

Hadiya Pendleton Died 1 Year Ago Wednesday

Posted 01.29.2014 | Chicago

Story by Wendell Hutson, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: BRONZEVILLE — Hadiya Pendleton's parents Nathaniel and Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton said if she ...

Still Waiting for a Comprehensive Discussion of Urban Gun Violence

Cathy Cohen | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics
Cathy Cohen

While we mourn Hadiya and all the young people in Chicago who are the victims of gun violence, the Black Youth Project is still waiting for the president to comprehensively address gun violence in the city.

Michelle Obama To Slain Teen's Friends: 'Stay Strong'

Posted 02.11.2013 | Chicago

Story by Kyla Gardner, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — First lady Michelle Obama told young friends of slain teen Hadiya Pendleton...

No Easy Answer for President Obama on Hadiya Pendleton's Funeral

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 04.07.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The push for Obama to attend Pendleton's funeral begs the question of whether he has a special obligation to appear at every victim of violence's funeral. The answer is no.

Leaders To Obama: Help Stem Hometown Violence

Posted 02.03.2013 | Chicago

Civic leaders at a loss of how to stem Chicago's bloody tide of homicides are calling on the president to help his hometown. "The president's voic...

UPDATE: Tips On Slain Teen's Killer Pour In As Reward Increases Again

Posted 02.02.2013 | Chicago

Updated story The hunt for Hadiya Pendleton's killer continues as the reward for information leading to the shooter's capture more than doubles. ...

WATCH: Slain Teen Made Haunting Anti-Gang PSA

Posted 02.01.2013 | Chicago

"So many children out there are in gangs, and it is your job as students to say no to gangs and yes to a great future." Speaking in an anti-gang PS...

Rahm: 200 Cops On The Move From Desk Jobs To Patrol Duty

Posted 01.31.2013 | Chicago

Updated story Roughly 200 Chicago cops will soon be trading paper work for patrols. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday he would shift a port...