Barbershop at the Library

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After a violent Memorial Day Weekend, Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said the city’s gang culture is so strong, “it grabs youngsters almost at birth.” For too many Chicago teens “it’s either prison or death,” Johnson says. In West Englewood, one program is offering young people a better path and it all starts with a haircut.

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Getting the Lead out of our Water: What will it Take?

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All Chicago Public Schools are now being tested after high levels of lead were found in the drinking water at one south-side school. For years public officials have said that Chicago’s drinking water is safe. But, the recent discovery here--combined with the contamination scandal in Flint Michigan--have raised new concerns about the safety of our drinking water.

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Ending Youth Homelessness in Chicago

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The number of youth who are homeless in Illinois has doubled in recent years. As of October 2015, the Illinois State Board of Education reported 54,638 homeless students compared to 26,688 students identified six years earlier.

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Sitting Down With Superintendent Eddie Johnson

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Robin Robinson sat down with Superintendent Eddie Johnson to discuss the challenges facing Chicago police and how he plans to confront the city’s rising violence.

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The Diabetes Project

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Doctors say diabetes has reached epidemic proportions on the south side of Chicago. About 20 percent of African Americans in the city have the disease, one of the nation’s biggest killers. A simple program created by a Chicago doctor who is prescribing food as medicine is gaining national attention in reversing this dangerous trend.

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IN THE LOOP 09/29/2016
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PASTOR CHRIS HARRIS
NEW BRIGHT STAR CHURCH
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PASTOR DANIEL HILL
SENIOR PASTOR RIVER CITY COMMUNITY CHURCH
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PASTOR JULIAN DeSHAZIER, SENIOR PASTOR
UNIVERSITY CHURCH (TWITTER: @UChurchChi)

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TRINITY UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
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