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Rev. Al Sharpton in New York on October 10, 2011. (Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

Sharpton To Do Anti-Violence Work In Chicago

The Rev. Al Sharpton said Sunday that he wants to put Chicago’s violence problem in the national spotlight and will spend a few months in the city working on the ground with other church and community leaders.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Talks Anti-Violence At Chicago Churches

Gov. Pat Quinn spent his second consecutive Sunday at Chicago houses of worship calling for more anti-violence efforts on city streets and the need for an assault weapons ban — pointing specifically to the recent shooting death of a 6-month-old girl.


Anti-Violence March

Religious Leaders To March Against Youth Violence

Palm Sunday marked the beginning of Holy Week on the Christian calendar, and now, political and religious leaders are using the sacred message to combat youth violence by holding a march.

CBS Chicago–04/02/2012

Rev. Michael Pfleger leads an anti-violence march through the Gresham neighborhood, four days after a 22-year-old man was shot and killed a few blocks away from St. Sabina Parish. (Credit: CBS)

Pfleger Leads Anti-Violence March Near St. Sabina

In the face of a murder a few blocks away from his church, Rev. Michael Pfleger took some bold steps Sunday, and so did several dozen of the faithful from St. Sabina Parish.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2012


CeaseFire Marching To Stop Violence

Anti-violence protesters plan to hit the streets of Chicago and six other communities tonight to get ahead of spring shootings.