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JaMal Green

JaMal Green
JaMal Green

Gang Member Or Not, Chicago Should Care About FBG Duck’s Murder, Activists Say — And Warn Retaliation Could Leave More Dead

"Everybody has to treat this like this is their problem, because that’s the only way we’re going to be able to achieve any real solutions.”

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Witness Protection Needs To Be Funded If Chicago, Cook County Want To End Gun Violence, Activists Say

Community leaders say last week's shooting that wounded 15 shows it's time for city leaders to invest in programs that prevent crime and protect witnesses. "The city has to step up."

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Protesters Demanding Columbus Statue Be Torn Down Stop Traffic In South Loop Intersection For Hours

Activists said they won't rest until Mayor Lightfoot orders the statue to come down. "She will be hearing us and if she refuses to, then we’ll make her whole neighborhood hear us because she’s gonna have to hear them.”

South Loop

South Side Businesses Get A Chance To Rebuild Thanks To Activist’s Grant Program

The Small Business Repair Program aims to keep Black businesses alive after many were looted and vandalized in early June.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Following Minneapolis’s Lead, Local Activists Will Rally For CPS To Break Up With Chicago Police

"If we don’t want young people to grow up and loot then we must listen to them and give police officers a boot out of their school."

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Lightfoot On Telling West Side Teens To Go Home: ‘I’m Not Going To Apologize For Caring About Black Chicago’

The mayor faced criticism from some after a viral video showed her telling a group of Black youths to go home amid the pandemic.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

In ‘Young And Restless’ Facebook Live Series, Chicago Activist Interviews Mayor Lightfoot, Hosts Fitness Classes And More

The five-day virtual event will feature conversations with public officials, a trivia contest hosted by "Everybody Loves Raymond" actress Patricia Heaton and cash prizes.

Downtown

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."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Mayoral Debate Will Have 8 Candidates Face Off Over Millennial Issues, Police Reform And More

The Friday event will be moderated by reporter Mary Ann Ahern and activist Ja'Mal Green.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Rahm Not Running A Win For Activists, They Say — And Now They’re Coming For Aldermen Who Back Him

"This is a win for the activists and organizers who stood their ground ...who went in front of Rahm and made their voices heard," one organizer and mayoral candidate said.

Downtown