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Women’s Council on Community Intercession Calls on Elected Officials for Ceasefire Funding

Women’s Council on Community Intercession Calls on Elected Officials for Ceasefire Funding

Women and members of an organization against violence in inner-city neighborhoods gathered Tuesday to request a plan of action from Gov. Pat Quinn and Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The plan of action requested by the Women’s Council on Community Intercession included full funding for the Ceasefire program, a campaign that focuses its campaign to stop gun […]

Roseland sees uptick in retail theft

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Roseland sees uptick in retail theft

Roseland community stores are suffering a new blight of panhandlers who have turned into thieves, drastically hurting the far South Side, say local business owners. According to the crime statistics provided on ClearPath.com– the Chicago Police Department’s website providing statistics on crime in Chicago neighborhoods– there were 23 complaints of robberies within the last week […]

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Linda Bubon’s ‘Woman and Children First’, The ‘Anchor’ in Andersonville

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Linda Bubon’s ‘Woman and Children First’, The ‘Anchor’ in Andersonville

Linda Bubon, co-owner of Women and Children First – one of the only feminist bookstores in Chicago — said Andersonville looks toward her store as an “anchor” for the neighborhood. Bubon, 60, said the neighborhood had only 14 liquor stores and three retail shops when she opened the store 42 years ago. Since then, the North Shore neighborhood has been transformed into […]

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Guerilla Girls at Columbia College

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Guerilla Girls at Columbia College

Reporter Markie Jackson captured the Guerilla Girls on a recent visit to Columbia College Campus. In case you don’t know, the Guerilla Girls are “…a bunch of anonymous females who take the names of dead women artists as pseudonyms and appear in public wearing gorilla masks…We use humor to convey information, provoke discussion, and show […]

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