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Michael Brown funeral scheduled for today, family requests no protests

The parents of a slain Missouri teenager whose death has sparked international protests is calling for community members to not hold protests on the day of his funeral. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old unarmed black teen, was killed during a confrontation with Darren Wilson, a Ferguson, Missouri police officer.

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Op-ed: America Is Not For Black People

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The following post was written by Greg Howard. It originally appears on Deadspin under the title, “America Is Not For Black People.” By: Greg Howard The United States of America is not for black people. We know this, and then we put it out of our minds, and then something happens to remind us. Saturday, […]

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High Schools students’ epic response to offensive flyers makes us all proud

 When a hateful flyer against immigration surfaced in a Brampton, Canada high school, students came up with an epic response. A group called Immigration Watch passed out the offensive flyers around Brampton earlier this year. The flyer shows two images: one of an all-white crowd with the caption “From This…” and another of a group […]

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Hundreds of students march in Chicago for peace

Hundreds of students from Perspectives Charter School’s five campuses rallied near Chicago’s South Side for peace in their communities Thursday morning. The student-led “I am for Peace” march went from 22nd and State street to 36th Street and Wabash Avenue. 

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FM Supreme takes peace to classroom

BYP 100′s FM Supreme will lead a Mother’s Day Weekend anti-violence march on Saturday May 10. But the streets aren’t the only place where the hip-hop artist practices peace. 

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Clip of the Day

Happy birthday Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.!

Happy birthday Mr. King. Your legacy has undoubtedly lived, impacted and changed the lives of millions across the world.

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Events

Occupy the Streets of Chicago! March for Peace on June 21st!

On June 21st, join Father Michael Pfleger and Chicago’s Faith Community of Saint Sabina for an end of the school year march promoting PEACE on the streets of the Windy City.

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Featured Article

Latino Gang Members Arrested for Hate Crime Against Black Family

21-year-old Efren Marquez and 19-year-old Jeffrey Aguilar have been arrested for terrorizing a black family in their neighborhood. Since the incident, black and Latino community leaders have called for peace and understanding between the black and brown communities of LA.

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Featured Article

POLL: Majority of Americans Support Israeli Attack on Gaza Strip; Do You?

According to a CNN/ORC poll, the majority of Americans support Israel’s military attack on the Gaza Strip. 57 percent of Americans approve of their actions; while 25 percent do not. 19 percent have no opinion. Do you think Israel’s military attack on the Gaza Strip is justified?

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Rival Chicago Gangs Come Together for ‘Peace’ Basketball Tournament

A basketball tournament over the weekend brought together several rival Chicago gangs for a peaceful day of fun. Awesome! What else can we do to promote peace on the streets of Chicago?

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