Austin residents: We’re fed up with treatment by police

by Austin Weekly News on December 18, 2014

In the wake of the Ferguson decision, Greater St. John Church hosted a community meeting earlier this month.

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Young leaders respond to current unrest

12.17.2014 Opinion

Business leader Malcolm Crawford urges elders in the community to allow the next generation to take the lead in creating a new movement.

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Chicago filmmaker seeks community input

12.16.2014 News

The film features students and teachers from Spencer Elementary Technology Academy.

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West Side youth get involved in local politics

12.14.2014 News

About 200 students from 30 schools across the city participated in this weekend’s Mikva Challenge campaign kickoff.

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Six candidates challenged in 29th Ward race

12.12.2014 News

Hearings are being held by the Chicago Board of Elections to determine whose names will appear on the Feb. 24 ballot.

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Community fair Saturday

12.11.2014 Community

The event will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.

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The danger of a single story

12.11.2014 Opinion

What did Darren Wilson and Michael Brown assume, wonders writer Rasheena Fountain.

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Hearing set for today for two men seeking to remain on 37th Ward ballot

12.10.2014 News

The Chicago Board of Elections will review complaints challenging the candidacies of Leroy Duncan and Otis Percy Jr.

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Pre-Christmas health and wellness fair today

12.09.2014 Community

The event – free for seniors 55 and up – will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 9 at Austin Town Hall, 5610 W. Lake St.

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Youth plea for end to violence

12.08.2014 News

Students at Austin’s Banner Academy held a press conference Friday to push for peace.

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