Posted 1 month ago

Chicago children lost to gun violence the first quarter of the year. 

I can’t imagine the horror when it continues to get warm outside.


Venzel Richardson, 14  

Ronald Hayes, 17

Markeyo Carr, 17

Miguel Navarrette, 15 (no photo)

Marquise Harris, 16

Raymond Galloway, 16


Posted 1 month ago

2nd quarter of the year children victims of gun violence in Chicago:


Dashawn Johnson, 17

Kevin Diaz, 14

Kayshaun Hall, 17

Aaron Rushing, 15

Vaughn Holeman, 15

Endia Martin, 14

Jaquez Williams, 17 (no photo)

Jordan Means, 16

Keno Glass, 16

Gakirah Barnes, 17

Adrian Soto, 17 (no photo)

Michael Flournoy III, 16


Posted 7 months ago

Sign a Petition for a Street for Derrion

I know I haven’t posted in forever, but this just came up in the RedEye. Please sign. I know there are so many kids who have lost their lives, but let’s give Derrion some honor.

Posted 9 months ago

19 Murders in 2013 Wouldn't Have Happened With Tougher Gun Laws, Police Say

Great article on who could’ve been saved this year with better gun laws.

Darryl Holliday for DNA Info.

Posted 9 months ago
Leonard Anderson, 17

Leonard Anderson, 17


Posted 9 months ago


Peace Tournament - Portrait of Player

After being named the murder capital of America, Chicago suffered one of it’s most violent weeks earlier this month after 18 shootings happened in just 48hrs. In the wake of the violence, St. Sabina, and Joakim Noah, organized the Peace Tournament, that involved rival gang members participating in a peaceful afternoon of basketball with NBA players coaching each team. Here are a few images from last saturday.

CNN/NBA spots:

Posted 10 months ago


Four years ago I covered the Derrion Albert story. It’s saddening that so many similar cases among our own community as well as beyond it have done nothing but multiply.

Posted 10 months ago

Apathetic Murder: The killing of Derrion Albert

Thank you for this piece. 

Posted 10 months ago


Pierce Curry, 17

Anthony Dickerson, 17

Maurice Knowles, 16

Geanni Boyd, 16

Jaleel Pearson, 18

All Black teenage boys show on the West and South sides of Chicago. 

Posted 10 months ago

RIP Derrion

1993 - September 24, 2009

Today marks 4 years.