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A project about child soldiers living in a third world state, located in a first world nation. The mission is to be the catalyst that ignites a beacon for the lost children, leading the way to a brighter future.

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  • No homicides in six days

    6 Mar 2017

    Chicago hit a milestone- six days without a fatal shooting. It marked the longest stretch without a homicide since at least 4 years, according to a Tribune analysis data. In a city where we have become accustomed to expect […]

  • Chicago Homicide Rate Reaches Its Highest Since 1998

    19 Nov 2016

    The murder rate in Chicago reached 700 this week. It’s the first time since 1998 that the city has seen such high numbers. A July 2016 report from the Illinois Violent Death Reporting System found that the black community […]

  • As Killings grow, Chicago police solve fewer homicides

    1 Nov 2016

    April Campbell’s 16 year old son, Randall Young was fatally shot in May about four blocks from their home, she took it upon herself to help police find the killer. She found witnesses and urged them to talk to […]

  • August 2016 Chicago Violence: Deadliest Record in Two Decades

    1 Sep 2016

    Chicago concluded August, after police recorded a staggering 90 homicides, 384 shootings and 472 total shooting victims. News of the August violence statistics came as hundreds of family and friends gathered to honor and remember yet other youth victim, […]

Never Forget

  • Kejuan Thomas

    16 Aug 2017

    Former junior at Tilden Career Academy was 16 years of age when he was fatally shot. The homicide occurred in the Calumet Heights Chicago neighborhood. Additional news about the story can be read here. .

  • Javier Pantoja

    14 Aug 2017

    He was 26 years of age when he was fatally shot. The murder occurred in the Chicago Lawn Chicago neighborhood. More updates about the story can be read here. .

  • Rakeem Simmons

    14 Aug 2017

    He was 25 years of age when he was fatally shot. The murder occurred in the Greater Grand Crossing Chicago neighborhood. More updates about the story can be read here. .

  • Celeste Cockriel

    13 Aug 2017

    She was 24 years of age when she was fatally shot. The homicide happened in the East Side Chicago neighborhood. Further news about the story can be read here. .