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Black Community’s Reaction To Murder Of 9-Year-Old Boy Sparks DebateThe black community's response to the tragedy and the murders of other children is being hotly debated today, reports CBS 2’s Jim Williams.
Father Of JRW Player Serves As Grand Marshal For Million Father March ParadeA back-to-school tradition on Chicago's South Side, the Million Father March Parade, took place Saturday morning and it was led by the father of a Jackie Robinson West little league player.
Some Chicago Students Attending 'Holiday University' During School BreakWhile 12-year old Mikai Daniels’ friends are home playing with their new Christmas toys, he's working on his math. WBBM's Lisa Fielding reports.
Community Activist To Walter: Gang Membership Not Inevitable Phillip Jackson, head of the Black Star Project, an organization that directs young men away from gangs, says a recent CBS 2 report doesn’t represent what’s really going on in the streets.
City Should Forget NATO, Focus On Getting Black Men Jobs, Advocates SayA Bronzeville-based group says City Hall should set its sights on putting more black men to work--instead of hosting an international meeting like NATO.
Group Urging Dads To Get More Involved In Kids' EducationAs most Chicago Public School students were preparing for the first day of school on Tuesday, Community activists were urging fathers to get more involved in their kids’ education.
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