According to the Black Star Project, a group of young black men from Chicago’s south and west sides will address the city about ways to stem the tide of violence in the Windy City.
The event will be aired tonight at 9pm CST on Channel 19 – CAN-TV, Chicago Illinois.
“The Governor, the Mayor, the Police Chief have failed to stop the violence in Chicago. Prayer vigils and peace marches haven’t slowed the flood of violence in Chicago. No one knows about the violence in the streets of Chicago better than these young men who live among the violence every day. They want it stopped as much or more than the police and the Mayor. They understand the violence best and they know how to stop the violence. But will anyone listen to their ideas?”
Have we done enough to include the voices of young black people in these conversations?
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