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Man Making a Difference Visits North Lawndale

Man Making a Difference Visits North Lawndale

Man Making A Difference, also known as MMAD is a non-profit organization located in Chicago’s North Lawndale Neighborhood on 15th in Holman. This organization is structured around Men serving as representation for their families and the community to show that not-so positive lives can be turned  into positive lives.  These Men,and also founders of the […]

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School of Excellence Report Card Pickup

Chalmers Elementary Specialty School of Excellence Report Card Pickup

On Thursday, Chalmers Elementary Specialty School of Excellence had their report card pickup. Since this was the day for parents and guardians of students to pick up report cards, the elementary students had a day off from school. However, teachers were required to be at the school from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Students were […]

Restrictive Covenant in North Lawndale

Restrictive Covenant in North Lawndale

North Lawndale is largely composed of African Americans, and it seems the residents are segregated and pitted against one another. This is likely because there are many aspects of North Lawndale of which many are unaware. This 12-part series will cover the history of North Lawndale and will unveil information about the community. This first installation […]

Father Larry Dowling Sees the Change in North Lawndale

Father Larry Dowling Sees the Change in North Lawndale

On Thursday, Father Larry Dowling talked about what he observed in the North Lawndale area since he became a resident. Father Larry has lived in Chicago for 40 years, and more specifically, the North Lawndale area for 11 years. He became a priest at St. Agatha’s Church when he was asked by the parishioners. He […]

Marshall Students Lose Battle Against Principal to Keep Homecoming

Marshall Students Lose Battle Against Principal to Keep Homecoming

Marshall High School students lost their second battle this year against their principal, Falilat Shokunbi, to keep their homecoming. Students of Marshall had their privileges to have a homecoming dance revoked as a result of the incessant fighting in the school. The first dance was scheduled to be on a Friday in September from 3:30-6:30 p.m. […]

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