A 24-year-old man was shot in the left knee while attending a party in the 5400 block of South Winchester Avenue in Back of the Yards around 3 a.m. Saturday, according to the police, who said he was taken to Stroger Hospital.
‘Dividing areas or neighborhoods based on race is indeed racism,’ the Chicago City Council member representing Bridgeport says in a letter to his ‘11th Ward family.’
In addition to worries around food, people also feel the pressure to work out over the holidays to ‘burn off’ or ‘make room’ for holiday feasting.
Mom is disturbed by how he looks and acts, and she wishes he weren’t living at her home.
Jazz was more than an outlet for his artistry and a source of income for him. It was a wellspring of Black pride. He also taught music in Chicago’s public schools.
The fatal attacks occurred about two hours apart, one in Roseland, the other in McKinley Park.