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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‚Äôs inner city, Oscar-nominated director Steve James (HOOP DREAMS), in collaboration with author Alex Kotlowitz, … Continue reading

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Snoop Dogg, Bobby Wagner, Matt Barnes and Others Declare #ImUnloading Against Gun Violence with 401K Divestment Movement.

In a partnership between Unload Your 401k and anti-gun violence campaign, No Guns Allowed, entertainment icon Snoop Dogg and tech leader Ron Conway are joining forces to call for divestment from the gun industry. Through the surprising union, they are … Continue reading

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Obama To Discuss Upward Mobility At Hyde Park Academy.

President Barack Obama is expected to discuss the issues of gun control and helping poor families elevate to the middle class during his speech in Chicago this Friday. Obama will touch on “ladders of opportunity” like minimum wage and increased … Continue reading

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