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New Beginnings for Woodlawn

[nggallery id=23] If it were up to Pastor Corey Brooks of New Beginnings Church, Chicago would be filled with “contemporary, credible, and creative” neighborhood centers. These spaces would offer everything from job placement services and drug rehabilitation assistance, to green…

Police Watch

95th and Dan Ryan is the end of the line. The farthest point south on the map of the ‘El,’ it is also where Michael Pleasance was killed in 2003. He was unarmed and standing in place when a police…

Hate Parade

On March 9, several representatives, including two children, of the Westboro Baptist Church came to the University of Chicago campus armed with signs such as “God Hates You” and “God Is Your Enemy.” They essentially position themselves as an anti-gay…