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Kam Buckner

Kam Buckner
Kam Buckner

Kam Buckner, A South Side State Rep, Is Running For Mayor

Serving a diverse district from the Gold Coast to the Southeast Side "has been incredibly telling," Buckner said. "It's given me a very clear view into what happens when we have a tale of two cities."

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‘Passports For Peace’ Aims To Prevent Violence In South Shore By Showing At-Risk Residents Another Way To Live

Passports for Peace, led by activist William Calloway, will offer out-of-town trips, job training, trusted mentorship and social media monitoring in an effort to prevent violence in South Shore.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

After 15-Year-Old Is Nearly Kidnapped In South Shore, Activists Say More Must Be Done To Protect Black Girls

In addition to the attempted abduction, an 18-year-old woman was fatally shot March 13 and a 33-year-old Black trans woman was found dead inside a trash can Sunday.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

New South Shore Small Business Center Will Help Entrepreneurs Recover From Pandemic

The center, operated through the South Shore Chamber, is one of seven that recently opened across Illinois.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

State Legislators Discuss Police Reform, Businesses’ Response To Looting At Hyde Park/Kenwood Forum

Two lawmakers now are calling for an emergency legislative session to address police reform and the rebuilding of communities following a week of unrest.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

South Side Lakefront Erosion Has Been Ignored For Too Long, Neighbors Say. Now, They’re Demanding Answers

All Illinoisans who "enjoy the precious natural resource that is our lakefront" should get involved in the lakefront protection effort, state Rep. Curtis Tarver said.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore