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Tuesday, August 23, 2016


Op Ed – What’s Next in the Fight for Community Control of the Chicago...

By Frank Chapman On July 11, 2016, the day we met with Alderman Carlos Rosa to discuss his endorsement of the Civilian Police Accountability Council...

Op Ed – Mayor Emanuel’s “Community Input” into Policing is a Joke

By Larry Redmond On Friday, July 22, 2016, Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued a press release entitled “City Officials and Community Groups Move Forward on Next...

Op Ed – Challenges of Muslim Women in College

By Siham Naser Hate toward other groups of people has increasingly been instilled in the hearts of people who commit hate crimes and other forms...

Chicago Alderman Carlos Rosa to Introduce Community Control of Police Resolution

At a press conference at City Hall yesterday morning, Chicago Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa (35th) announced that he plans to introduce a resolution to provide...

The Solution Still Ignored: Community Control of the Police

Over 40 years ago, Black and Latino activists in Chicago, raised the demand for community control of policing practices and justice for police crimes....

Al Quds Day in Chicago 2016

By Anna Ellison and Alexandra Kirchner July 1st marked the last Friday of Ramadan and International Al-Quds Day. At Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago, hundreds...

A Palestinian’s Tribute to Muhammad Ali

By Hatem Abudayyeh I saw a contemporary of my father, Adnan Askar, at a funeral a few weeks before the passing of one of the...

Op Ed – Respect of the Chicago Police is Earned Not Awarded

By Larry Redmond Last Tuesday, Dean Angelo Sr., President of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), “decried an unprecedented ‘level of disrespect’ faced by...

Chicago Arab and Muslim Organizations Boycott and Protest Mayor Emanuel’s Community Iftar

By Muhammad Sankari On Tuesday, June 28th, chants of “Hey Rahm, shame, shame; no Iftar in our name” echoed as close to 100 Arabs, Muslims,...

Op Ed – Chicago’s Plan for Police Reform is Clear: There Will Be...

By Larry Redmond The release of the Laquan McDonald video and the ensuing cover-up by the city of Chicago have revealed a part of the...

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Chicagoans Rally on World Rohingya Day Against “Slow Motion Genocide”

On Friday, Chicagoans rallied in Federal Plaza for the first World Rohingya Day to bring attention to the Rohingya Muslim minority of Burma who...

Featured

Chicago Arab and Black Youth Campaign Against Racial Profiling by the...

With 50 supporters from multiple activist groups, members of the Arab American Action Network's (AAAN's) Youth Organizing Program delivered a letter to Michael J....

Chicago

Is Chicago Really a Green City?

Recycling isn’t too hard when you think about it. Reduce, reuse and recycle have simple rules that we can all follow. Food waste goes...

United States

Is Chicago Really a Green City?

Recycling isn’t too hard when you think about it. Reduce, reuse and recycle have simple rules that we can all follow. Food waste goes...

International

Chicagoans Rally on World Rohingya Day Against “Slow Motion Genocide”

On Friday, Chicagoans rallied in Federal Plaza for the first World Rohingya Day to bring attention to the Rohingya Muslim minority of Burma who...

Arts & Culture

The Disney Princess and Promoting the Independent White Woman

By Ashni Gandhi With thirteen official princesses, Disney has captured the hearts and minds of adults and children alike. The array of unique princesses...

Religion

Op Ed – Muslim Perspective on the Strength Given by Prayer

By Siham Naser Prayer is one of the five pillars of Islam. As a Muslim it is mandatory to perform the five daily prayers at certain times....

Human Rights

Chicagoans Rally on World Rohingya Day Against “Slow Motion Genocide”

On Friday, Chicagoans rallied in Federal Plaza for the first World Rohingya Day to bring attention to the Rohingya Muslim minority of Burma who...

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