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The Myth of the Missing Black Father

The Myth of the Missing Black Father

One of America’s most persistent stereotypes is that Black men simply do not take care of their children. Folklore claims that they are unfit fathers and their children never feel their presence. This is all a lie; many studies show that the rates of Black fatherhood are not as the narrative portrays. This lie is […]

Why Is Public Transportation Unsafe?

Why Is Public Transportation Unsafe?

Public transportation in Chicago has been criticized for being dangerous and unsafe, however, how unsafe is it?  Services like trains and buses are considered public transportation. Chicago as a whole has also been deemed violent and unsafe by the media but even if that were true, the CTA can’t be that bad right? It is […]

Highland Park Ignore Shootings to Continue Bud Billiken Parade

Highland Park Ignore Shootings to Continue Bud Billiken Parade

The Bud Billiken parade is set for August 13 as Highland Park heals by pretending a shooter didn’t commit acts of violence a few weeks earlier. The Bud Billiken parade celebrates 93 years of the annual gathering. The president of the Bud Billiken Parade, Myiti Sengstacke-Rice said, “We’re moving forward. The thing about Bud Billiken […]

‘Law and Order’ Crew Member Johnny Pizarro Shot to Death

‘Law and Order’ Crew Member Johnny Pizarro Shot to Death

Johnny Pizarro, 31-year-old, was shot and killed at around 5 a.m. on the morning of July 19, 2022. He was a crew member for the well-known TV show “Law & Order.” Pizarro died on set on the first day of filming. Filming was canceled for the rest of the day after the unfortunate death of […]

More Security in Public Places

More Security in Public Places

Two women were attacked and robbed in the early morning of July 18, 2022, by two male suspects on the CTA Red Line in the Loop. Many people have experienced situations like this making them cautious while using public transportation. It’s scary knowing that two women were robbed at knifepoint by two men in an […]

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