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South Side School Set for Turnaround

Despite heartfelt pleas from students, parents and faculty, Phillips High School, located on Chicago’s South Side, will be closed. The school, after a full turnaround, will reopen next school year with a new principal and staff. Phillips, located at at 244 E. Pershing Road, has been placed in the care of the Academy of Urban School […]

Ex-Offenders Face Trying Times Returning Home

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Ex-Offenders Face Trying Times Returning Home

Soldiers who return home from war are often haunted by graphic images of mutilated bodies, wake up in sweats and are paranoid of their surroundings. Quincy Lavell Anthony, who now goes by Q.L. Anthony, is not a soldier, but faces similar trauma — as a former prisoner of a maximum security prison. “My mom tried […]

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