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The Area.

Several years ago, transportation company Norfolk Southern initiated an expansion of its 47th Street Terminal by covertly buying property in the northeast corner of Englewood. Since the plans were publicized in September 2011, residents have been living on borrowed time, … Continue reading

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The Interrupters.

I’ve just stumbled across this amazing documentary shot in 2011 throughout the mean streets of Chicago. In this stirring and powerfully insightful year-long journey through Chicago’s inner city, Oscar-nominated director Steve James (HOOP DREAMS), in collaboration with author Alex Kotlowitz, … Continue reading

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More Than Just a Penny.

With just over three minutes left in the state championship, Coach Penny Hardaway called a timeout. He didn’t like what he was seeing. Down by 15 points, his middle schoolers were quitting. It stood against everything he had instilled in them: Don’t … Continue reading

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