Jazariya Blair (left) and Nerayah Maxon, both 9, dance with the Du Damage team at Friday's Kids Lives Matter March organized by Dreadheadcowboy (center).Maxwell Evans/Block Club Chicago

In ‘Kids Lives Matter’ March, Woodlawn Youth Speak Out Against Gun Violence

Children "tired of seeing all these kids dying out here" marched down 63rd Street Friday chanting "kids lives matter" and performing dance routines.

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Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.