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Over 100 Arrests as Thousands Protest Chicago School Closings

AFRICANGLOBE - More than 100 demonstrators in Chicago were arrested among thousands of protesters Wednesday in a planned civil disobedience to object to the closing of 54 mostly Black schools in the nation’s third-largest school district.

Rahm Emanuel Faces Backlash From Chicago’s Black Community

AFRICANGLOBE - Chicago’s African-American community is expressing its frustration with Mayor Rahm Emanuel, as the city continues to suffer in his second year in office.

Hadiya Pendleton’s Death Stirs Action in Chicago, Heightens Gun Debate

AFRICANGLOBE - The death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton has sparked change in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to place 200 additional police officers on patrol duty to combat gun violence. The girl was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon in Vivian Gordon Harsh Park on the city’s south side.