Former North Lawndale coach Lewis Thorpe was a special man and I was so pleased to see the honor he received last weekend. So I got a little more personal than usual in this story, couldn't be helped. On Thorpe's loving, lasting legacy:
See how @A_Safe_Haven serves the homeless in North Lawndale, Chicago. Part of our $1 billion commitment to advance racial equality and economic opportunity throughout our communities. #BofALocalStories
Two people were taken into custody after a shooting involving an off-duty officer in North Lawndale neighborhood.
Parents and teachers in North Lawndale celebrated after a surprise proposal to merge three neighborhood schools was tabled by city council; they are now proposing their own plan for reinvestment in the schools.
Student Alex King of North Lawndale College Prep High School in Chicago on combating gun violence: "Without the proper grassroots resources, this issue of violence will not be solved… We will not stop until we are properly resourced in our communities." #MarchForOurLives
Here's the full statement from the IHSA on tonight's north lawndale'>Farragut-North Lawndale brawl. Neither team advances in the state playoffs, which means DePaul Prep is going to the Class 3A semifinals.