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The summer in Chicago has already gotten off to a deadly start, with gun violence claiming the lives of five and injuring nearly 60. According to the Chicago Tribune, there have been 1,400 shooting victims so far this year and 2016 is just about to reach its midway point. But what can be done to curb […]

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While poverty rates have decreased for White and Asian families, Black children are more likely to live in poverty than children of other races, a…

The Black unemployment rate is nearly double the national rate and twice as high as that for Whites, even as the economy added 222,000 jobs…

President Barack Obama is on a roll. A bankroll, that is. In a proposal that could cover nearly 5 million workers, the president said Monday…

Have we finally rebounded from the great recession of 2008?

A study of 100 American cities, facilitated by Measure of America (an initiative of the Social Science Research Council), found that segregation is still affecting…

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An Arizona woman who received an outpouring of donations last year after leaving her children in a hot car while she interviewed for a job…

Although the unemployment rate for African-American men has dropped, there still remains a major disparity between other racial groups. The jobless rate for Black men…

Chicago-bred rapper Common (pictured) is known for his socially conscious music; Sunday night at the Golden Globes, he delivered a moving speech about how what happened…

As with the Trayvon Martin case, professional athletes are using their platforms to bring awareness to racial issues within our country. Earlier this year the Los…