Chance

In Our Cities: The Chicago Designer Behind Chance’s Overalls

by Andrea V. Watson

EBONY recently launched a new multimedia series called “In Our Cities.” This series will combat the negative images the mainstream media highlights in Black... Read More

Chicago

Chicago Trainer Pulls Kids from the Street to the Gym

by Andrea V. Watson

EBONY recently launched a new multimedia series called “In Our Cities.” This series will combat the negative images the mainstream media highlights in African... Read More

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest

Chicago Pastor Attracts Thousands for Anti-Violence Protest

by Chan C. Smith

In the midst of rising gun violence in the city of Chicago, one pastor took to the streets this weekend to help put an... Read More

Leonore Draper

43 Shot, 5 Killed in Bloody Chicago Weekend

by #teamEBONY

Despite historically brutal winters, many Chicagoans have come to fear warmer temperatures. For as the mercury rises, so do crime rates. This weekend was... Read More

[ENOUGH]
Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth

[ENOUGH]
Keep Chicago Out Your Mouth

by Joshua Adams

Over the past few months, race talk in America seems to be more frequent than—and just as frustrating as—ever. From the George Zimmerman verdict... Read More

[ENOUGH]
National Emergency Summit on Urban Violence

[ENOUGH]
National Emergency Summit on Urban Violence

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

“The young people need the love and support, and the time, of the adults,” says Congressman Bobby Rush during his closing remarks at the National... Read More

[ENOUGH]
Chicago Youth Talk Trayvon

[ENOUGH]
Chicago Youth Talk Trayvon

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

  For young people in Chicago—a city that readily brings to mind thoughts of Black pain and Black death—the killing of Trayvon Martin and... Read More

[ENOUGH] Can Art Reduce Neighborhood Violence?

[ENOUGH] Can Art Reduce Neighborhood Violence?

by #teamEBONY

After spending a week in the unseasonably hot sun, international artist Charles Jean-Pierre still manages to set up a 3-story scaffolding, two rows of... Read More

[ENOUGH]
‘Why Did They Kill My Son?’

[ENOUGH]
‘Why Did They Kill My Son?’

by Dr. Peter K. B. St. Jean

For many dads, Fathers Day 2013 was a painful reminder of something that is missing from their lives: murdered children.  “Father's Day is painstaking;... Read More

[ENOUGH]
‘I Want to Do Something About It’

[ENOUGH]
'I Want to Do Something About It'

by Gregory McPherson

I look upon my people today with a great sense of concern and fear. The violence has taken a toll on my Black and... Read More