Articles By Jamie Nesbitt Golden

Englewood, Chatham Primary category in which blog post is published

‘There’s Nothing Gangsta’ About Killing A Child: Devastated Parents Of Slain Englewood Toddler Beg Young Men To Stop Shooting

Community leaders on the ground and in the statehouse are working on solutions to quell city violence as the parents of Sincere Gaston mourn.

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Shootings, Murders Skyrocketed In June Due To ‘Perfect Storm’ Of Coronavirus And Disinvestment, Officials Say

"This won't get solved without a holistic, all-hands-on-deck approach," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said. "Now is the time for us as Chicagoans to rise to this challenge."

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Englewood Gym Almost Closed After Looters Destroyed It — Then Neighbors Stepped Up To Help: ‘I Owe It To Them To Stay Here’

Activists launched a GoFundMe last month to help Black businesses affected by looting and vandalism. They raised more than $7,000, and saved the Fitness Annex.

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Englewood Must Fight To Bring Baby Sincere’s Killer To Justice, Activists Say: ‘We Need You’

Those who come forward about baby Sincere's killer should be protected by their neighbors, activists say. We must "circle around those who speak up."

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Want To Stop The Violence This July 4 Weekend? Get Grant Money From My Block, My Hood, My City To Keep Your Community Safe

Community activists across neighborhoods came together to create the Hit The Hood peace initiative. Here's how you can volunteer to help.

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If Chicago Police Wants Witnesses To Step Up, They Have To Protect Them, Activists Say

"We need to break the 'no snitching rule' in the hood, but we also have to consider what type of protection we're giving these families," one leader said.

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Chatham’s ‘Dining On The 5’ Returns, Giving Visitors A Chance To Eat Out With Entertainment

Original Soul Vegetarian and 5 Loaves Eatery are among the restaurants participating this year.

Need A Reusable Mask? Medline Is Giving Away 100,000 Of Them Thursday

The reusable masks will be distributed from 16 sites, including Carter Temple CME Church in Chatham.

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Black Women Killed By Police Are Too Often Forgotten, Organizers Of Friday Vigil Say: ‘We Have To Demand Respect’

The Gone, But Not Forgotten event aims to unite Black women and encourage them to raise their voices. "I want us to learn how to protect each other," organizers said.