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For the Least.

In one of our usual strolls through the Cabrini Green row-houses, the sidewalks were abandoned and the air eerily still. Where was everybody? We soon understood. As soon as we spotted our teenage friends, an unmarked police car swooped onto the … Continue reading

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Two Rights Make A Wrong

In the weeks leading up to Christmas, Brother Jim and I began to hear bits and pieces of a news story that did not form a coherent narrative nor receive large media attention. Here’s what we do know: A young … Continue reading

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Love v. Fear

The air was oddly still as Brother Jim and I approached 53rd and Hoyne that Friday night. We had heard of two gang members who had been killed in a retaliation shooting the previous day, and we were looking for … Continue reading

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