Articles By Pascal Sabino

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50 Years Ago, Fred Hampton Was Murdered By Police. Each Year, His Loved Ones Tell His Story: ‘This Legacy Is Under Attack’

Fifty years after police killed the chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, his fiancee and friends gathered at the site to remember the revolutionary.

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West Side Mentors Are Showing Teens Masculinity Does Not Need To Be Toxic: ‘Vulnerability Is Not A Weakness’

The Legends of Lawndale program teaches young men to explore their emotions and unpack the ways trauma can influence behavior.

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A Time Capsule Will Send 150 Years Of Lawndale History Into The Future

The time capsule will feature oral histories from Lawndale residents, as well as recordings from storytelling events.

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McKinley Park Asphalt Plant Gives Away 1,000 Turkeys As Some Neighbors Work To Boot Plant From Neighborhood

The plant's manager said the turkeys are part of their effort to be a good neighbor, but residents fighting the factory say the giveaway was a publicity stunt.

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Garfield Park Conservatory’s Holiday Exhibit Goes Beyond Poinsettias And Pine Trees

The show, Invisible Forces, explores how sound, light, wind and smell impact plants and their relationship with humanity.

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Nonprofit That Refused To Comply With CPS Background Check Policy Evicted From Austin High School

CPS buckled down on background checks after the sex abuse scandal. Jane Addams Resource Corporation leaders said the group can't comply because it aims to serve people with criminal convictions.

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After 38-Foot Death Bloom Pushes Through Conservatory Roof, Maya The Agave Plant Is Laid To Rest

Even though a part of the "century plant" is being preserved, the plant's primary caretaker said it is hard to say goodbye. "It's bittersweet. She was a lot of good energy," he said.

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After Years Of Neglect, North Lawndale’s New And Improved Library Is Open — Thanks To Neighbors Who Fought For It

For decades, North Lawndale residents have pointed to their crumbling local library as proof of the city's neglect of the West Side.

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Prison Separation Gets Even Harder During The Holidays, So This West Side Ministry Is Bringing Families Together

Celestial Ministries drives families downstate to visit incarcerated loved ones and organizes a gift drive for children with a parent in prison.