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Englewood Residents Can Purchase Vacant City Lots For $1

AFRICANGLOBE - A new land sale program is giving residents of Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood the opportunity to purchase city-owned land for $1 per parcel. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he hopes the Large Lot Pilot Program will help return empty land in the neighborhood to productive use.

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.

Chicago Closing 54 Schools Over Budget Deficit – Guess Who Will...

AFRICANGLOBE - Tens of thousands of Chicago students, parents and teachers learned Thursday their schools were on a long-feared list of 54 the city plans to close in an effort to stabilize an educational system facing a huge budget shortfall.

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.

Malcolm X College to Get New Campus

  Malcolm X College will get a new $251 million campus as part of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's push to turn the community college into a pipeline for...