Jamari (left). Tierra Black speaks with press in front of Comer Children's Hospital Friday morning.Provided; Jamie Nesbitt Golden/ Block Club Chicago

Boy, 11, On Life Support After Years Of Bullying At CPS Leads To Suicide Attempt, Mom Says

"It should not take something like this to happen to get a response... We have to wait for families to suffer to get something done."

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Hancock College Prep Votes Out Police, Becoming 4th CPS School To Remove Cops On Campus

In a 6-4 vote, the school council voted against keeping officers at the Southwest Side school after hearing from teachers and parents.

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Left Out of Federal Benefits, Undocumented Immigrants Are Running Out of Options

As debate rages in Washington, undocumented immigrants fear that federal relief may never come. Southwest Side community organizers see a need for systemic change.

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South Side Bike Rides Creating New Form Of Activism, Solidarity And Positivity For Black Cyclists

"Bike riding is an outward display of power, an outward display of freedom," one community organizer said.