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My Voice

I am not surprised that the time has arrived for me to use social media as a means to enhance and reinforce my position on things that matter to me.  I am deeply concerned about the state of the world and of the African American community, especially concerning our...

State of Emergency: Youth Leaders on the Front Line

CHICAGO—The South Shore community has what should be an enviable position in the city: It is within walking distance of the city’s famous Lakefront, with beaches, great views, a park, a beach house, bikers, walkers, runners and, in the summer, a drum circle.  Click...

Digital Music and Media Lab Opens in the South Shore Community

The Chicago Community Trust provides funding as a means to expand the Youth-Driven Hip Hop Hello Musical Greeting Social Entrepreneur Business Endeavor  Chicago, IL Wednesday, April 9, 2014 – On Monday, April 14, 2014, ABJ Community Services, Inc. (ABJ –...

Chicago youth dispel stereotypes

CHICAGO (FinalCall.com) - Tired of media’s constant reporting and focus on drive-by shootings, gang-banging and negative activities of Black youth, Chicago area teens and young adults held a press conference and program where they outlined their positive works in the...