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Written by on August 2, 2011

Desconstructing violence, reporter Natalie Moore explains

WBEZ reporter Natalie Moore on covering violence from Stephen Franklin on Vimeo. Before the shooting, the robberies, and the muggings, before everything explodes, other forces are pushing their way up and out. That’s why children playing in the street get hit by random bullets, why people die walking on the street, and why someone fires […]

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Written by on July 26, 2011

What else can you say about youth violence? Here’s a workshop for you

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Nine-year-old Ivan Burns Jr. goes out with his dad to walk their dog. It is early morning. Warm night. Bullets fly. They hit the youngster seemingly protected in his fenced-in backyard. He is admitted in critical condition at the hospital. Gun violence in not rare on the streets where the nine-year-old lives, according to a […]

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Written by on July 7, 2011

Creating hope – our We Are Not Alone campaign

Dear Dost, Were you ever stopped short by words you hear on the radio? The program goes on, but in your head the words keep banging around and that’s all you hear. So, I was listening to the wonderful series that NPR did last week on youth and crime in Chicago. The last program was […]

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Written by on March 28, 2011