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Barbara Streisand Gifts Gigi Floyd Disney Stocks and 2 Albums

Barbara Streisand Gifts Gigi Floyd Disney Stocks and 2 Albums

Barbara Streisand has made George Floyd’s six-year-old daughter, Gigi, a Disney shareholder through a package Streisand sent to her. Streisand also gifted the little girl a copy of two of her albums in addition to the Disney stocks: “My Name is Barbra” (1965) and “Color Me Barbra” (1966). The package comes after previous reports that […]

Pop Smoke Murdered in Home Invasion

Pop Smoke Murdered in Home Invasion

Bashar Barakah Jackson, better known as Pop Smoke was found dead in his home early on the morning of February 19, 2020, by the Los Angeles Police Department. According to the LAPD, at least four masked men entered the rapper’s home early Wednesday morning where they would go on to fire multiple shots at Jackson. […]

The Cycle of Incarceration at the Community Engagement Action Summit

The Cycle of Incarceration at the Community Engagement Action Summit

As a woman stood in front of the crowd speaking on the death of her son and the incarceration of another, the crowd at the Community Engagement sat attentively. On Dec. 14, 2019, the SIC Community Engagement Coordinator, Kim Davis Ambrose, and many more critical people collaborated and scheduled a community gets together on Cook […]

Exploitation of Inner-City Youth

Exploitation of Inner-City Youth

Child exploitation refers to the act of using children for personal gratification. With exploitation, there is a financial, sexual, and social reward. Many youths become subjects of exploitation by either family members, teachers/mentors, or strangers. Examples of child abuse and manipulation include using children for cheap labor, child pornography or for personal gratification. According to […]

Chicagoans Battle With Opioids

Chicagoans Battle With Opioids

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, opioids are a class of drugs that come in different forms including prescription and synthetic forms. Opioids are addictive as they initially start out as painkillers for those who need them. Over time, users begin to become dependent upon the drug and begin to abuse it. The prescription form of […]

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