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Green Power or White Privilege?

Cali Slaughter | Posted 07.02.2011 | Chicago
Cali Slaughter

The struggle against Fisk and Crawford power plants has been ongoing for decades. Today the issue has effectively perked the ears of politicians. How influenced were they by the rapid gentrification of Pilsen?

Grassroots and Clean Air in Pilsen

Cali Slaughter | Posted 06.19.2011 | Chicago
Cali Slaughter

What happens when exposure to lead emanates from a non-isolatable source, when it saturates your neighborhood through our most precious and fundamental compound -- the air we breathe?

Passenger Caught With Kilo Of Cocaine On Lap

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Police responding to a call of a person with a gun arrested a van passenger with a kilogram of cocaine in his lap and then found 9 pounds of marijuana...