It’s been over twenty years since the journalist Alex Kotlowitz published There Are No Children Here.1 In truth, Chicago has been in an undeclared state of emergency for decades, along with other cities like Oakland, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Newark. The murder rate in Chicago in 2012 was over 500, including at least 297 youth age […]
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The Rev. Dr. Joel Harter is Project Director of Urban Dolorosa and Assistant Pastor at Hyde Park Union Church.