Beats Over Bullets uses Pitchfork to bring new converts to Everytown for Gun Safety, Mothers Against Senseless Killings, and the Wear Orange campaign.
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Wear orange to Pitchfork to join in the fight against gun violence
Pitchfork Music Festival joins Mothers Against Senseless Killings and Everytown for Gun Safety in its community outreach this year.
Obama reportedly chooses Jackson Park as the site for his presidential library, and other Chicago news
Also, Dick Durbin reportedly won’t make a decision on running against Bruce Rauner until the November election is over.
Chicago rapper Noname helps honor the life of Hadiya Pendleton tomorrow
Thursday’s Wear Orange Party for Peace includes a set by Noname, whose recent single is a tender celebration of life.
Did Rahm live up to his campaign promises on public safety?
By blaming legislators for weak gun laws, Mayor Emanuel has ducked questions about his policing strategies.
Murders, and the political responses to them, have become all too familiar
How city leaders reacted to some of the most notorious outbreaks of violence over the last two decades
The more The Gospel of Lovingkindness preaches, the less it reaches
Victory Gardens’ The Gospel of Lovingkindness hits close to home, but preaches too much.
Skip the State of the Union address and read David Remnick’s story on Obama
A New Yorker story on President Obama reveals more about the state of the union, and its leader, than the State of the Union speech will.
Addicted to guns
Is there a cure for Chicago’s crippling dependence on firearms?
Chicago’s gun laws keep getting tougher, but more people are breaking them
Chicago has the toughest gun laws in the country, but it’s not clear what they’re accomplishing.
Good news: Mayor Rahm raises money for at-risk kids
Mayor Rahm gears up to do what he does best—squeeze contributions from rich people, this time for a good cause.
How about a war on the roots of violence?
The people responsible for drug and gang violence follow a pattern: despair.
The speech Obama should give in Chicago
Is there something deeper than gun violence that we need to focus on?
Murder and segregation: till death do they part
“We have to help Chicago,” education secretary Arne Duncan says.