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Jahmal Cole the Innovator of Chicago’s Youth

Jahmal Cole the Innovator of Chicago’s Youth

The Journey Jahmal Cole is a black male from North Chicago, Illinois. He had many challenges growing up, which drove him to attend Wayne State college in Nebraska. Cole gained more knowledge about how he could better his community. Here, he became passionate about service in under-served communities much like the one he group up in. Cole […]

Julius Price Discusses His Journey Toward a Brighter Future

Julius Price Discusses His Journey Toward a Brighter Future

Julius Price is a 23-year-old black man, who was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He was raised in the University Village neighborhood on Chicago’s west side. Despite what others may think and defying all odds, Price has a story to tell beyond the narrative strangers imagine simply based on his appearance. Price is the modern example […]

Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Stationed in North Lawndale Community

Cinespace Chicago Film Studios Stationed in North Lawndale Community

Cinespace Chicago Film Studios are stationed on Ogden between Western Avenue and California. Contrary to the where the studios are located, much of the filming does not specifically occur on site, but rather in buildings that surround Cinespace. These building seemed to have been designed with filming in mind. Each building holds a key component […]

Collins Academy High School Hopes to Remain Open

Collins Academy High School Hopes to Remain Open

Chicago Public Schools officials are on the verge of closing Collins Academy High School. Collins Academy, located on the west side of Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood, is a predominately African-American high school. It has an academic history of being below CPS standards based on the city’s requirements. Chicago’s school evaluation system is based on levels. […]

Soda Pop Tax to Change in Cook County Illinois

Soda Pop Tax to Change in Cook County Illinois

Because of the negative backlash over the soda tax, the Cook County Board of Commissioners will decide on Oct 11, 2017, about the future of the tax. According to the Chicago Tribune, the soda pop tax will be removed by Dec 1, should the board come to this decision. The tax that Cook County Board […]

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