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In the K/Now: Chicago's Deadly Streets

The recent string of violent murders and beatings that have occurred in our city prompted CNN to run a story called "Chicago's Deadly Streets." Why is Chicago being scrutinized and what are the roots of the violence? Who is at fault? What can the immediate community and the city at large do to quell the violence?

Journalist Laura Washington moderates a panel discussion that delves into the questions surrounding the causes of violence in Chicago communities. The panel includes Father Michael Pfleger, community organizer and pastor of St. Sabina.

In the K/Now is a monthly series exploring contemporary issues that affect Chicagoans, moderated by Laura Washington.


Recorded Thursday, November 05, 2009 at Chicago History Museum.

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