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Report: Chicago police stop black motorists more

According to a new report released by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Chicago police stop black motorists more than their white counterparts. 

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Chicago boy’s letter to Santa asking for safety goes viral

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13-year-old Malik Bryant wanted peace for Christmas. The Chicago teenager desired it so much, that he wrote a letter to Santa asking that the city be covered in safety. Now, Bryant’s letter has gone viral. 

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Report: Murders in Chicago down, shootings up

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Chicago could report its lowest murder total in close to 50 years for the second consecutive year. Despite murder rates being down, the number of shootings is up for 2014, according to data analysed by the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Event: Black Holidaze — A BYP100 Kwanzaa

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BYP100 Chicago Chapter invites you to celebrate with us!

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Chicago activists launch second day of protests in response to Eric Garner decision

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Demonstrators in Chicago are prepping for a second day of protests after shutting down Lake Shore Drive on Thursday in response to a group of New York grand jurors dismissing charges against the officer who fatally choked Eric Garner. 

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Chicago Police Superintendent announces body cameras for cops

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy announced a pilot program to put body cameras on Chicago Police officers within the next 60 days.

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BYP100 stages ‘die-in’ in response to Mike Brown grand jury decision

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Members of the Black Youth Project 100 gathered outside of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office Tuesday to protest the decision by a Missouri grand jury to not charge Officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed an unarmed teen in August. 

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Loyola University Chicago student Chan Wilson missing

A Chicago college student has been missing since Friday Nov. 7. Chan Wilson attends Loyola University, and was reported missing by his father.

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Jackie Robinson West squad visits the White House

The Jackie Robinson West All Stars have made Chicagoans proud once again by being invited to the White House for a visit with the President and the First Lady. The team took home the U.S. Little League championship this past September. 

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Activists in Chicago call for investigation into fatal police shootings

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A group of local activists in Chicago called for an investigation into a series of fatal police shootings that took place in the city. Relatives of those killed staged a demonstration in front of the department’s headquarters.

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