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Friends help ‘Interrupters’ star Ameena Matthews battling cancer


A Chicago-based activist whose violence-prevention work was featured in a critically acclaimed documentary has been diagnosed with cancer. Friends have started a fundraiser campaign in hopes of raising money for Ameena Matthews’ treatment. 

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Dynamics of Trust & Respect in the Black Community


This past week I had the opportunity to attend two great events on the south side. A showing of the Kartemquin film, The Interrupters, and an all day event dedicated to youth activism past and present, which included a showing of The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975. Both events were well attended by both community members and college […]

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