enough chicago and the tragedy of urban violence

[ENOUGH] SAFE STREETS: Community Leaders Focus on Collaboration

The rash of murders that occurred in Chicago during the cold temperatures of the last…

[ENOUGH] ‘He Told Me Goodbye and He Died’

Growing up on the South Side of Chicago has been a rough time for me.…

[ENOUGH] Can Great Teachers Save Chicago?

A cycle of poverty leads to a myriad of problems that effect school age children—working…

[ENOUGH] ‘People Can Stop the Violence if They Want To’

The evening was hot and humid. My dad and I had dropped my brother off…

[ENOUGH] Sonny Parker on Raising a Star and Keeping Kids Safe

NBA veteran and former Texas A&M star Sonny Parker has grown weary from the daily…

[ENOUGH] ‘I’ve Witnessed a Lot’

It was a normal night, or at least I thought it was.  It was around…

[ENOUGH] Blair Holt: Gone, But Never Forgotten

Ronald Holt has vowed that his son's death will not be in vain. He promised young…

[ENOUGH] First Lady Michelle Obama: “Hadiya Pendleton Was Me”

First Lady Michelle Obama returned to her Chicago hometown on last week to address a…

[ENOUGH] Black Star Project Hosts “Educate or Die” College Fair

Many Chicagoans view improved educational opportunities as a way to solve the city's issues with…