Why is Alan Scott mourning his daughter Kaylyn this Father’s Day?

Kaylyn Nicole had dreams of becoming a lawyer since the age of 2. She grew up and excelled in school and sports. Her beauty and perseverance landed her a modeling contract with Mario Tricoci. She would make any parent proud. At the age of 20, her life was taken senselessly. She became a victim of […]

Glenda Smith talks death, gangs and the impact on Black youth

Chicago and the crime that it is plagued with is a constant subject in the national media. Most recently the Washington Post reported that Chicago had one of its worst days in more than a decade when it comes to homicides. These reports and headlines are stark and riveting but do not provide a true picture of what is happening.

Chicago rapper killed, 4 others shot while filming music video about guns

The filming of a music video about guns turned deadly in Chicago. According to reports by WLS, the incident occurred during the early morning hours of April 19 at Foster Park on the South Side of Chicago. Up-and-coming rapper, Thugga, was in the park with several other aspiring rappers and friends around 2 a.m. to […]

Dozens hospitalized after Chicago train crash

On Monday, Sept. 30, four dozen people were hospitalized after two Chicago subway trains collided during morning rush hour. According to reports, nobody was at the controls of an empty commuter train that slammed into another train, just before 8 a.m. at a Harlem station, injuring 33 passengers. Oddly enough, officials have no idea how […]