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Boykin said voters will decide on pop tax come March

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin said the controversial pop tax is not being charged by all business establishments, some blaming...

Black unemployment in Chicago highest in nation

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Cruader With Illinois facing the highest Black unemployment rate in the nation, the Reverend Jesse Jackson and Cook County Commissioner Richard...

Anger rises over Facebook Live murders

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader After a series of rapes, murders, and violent and racist beatings streamed live, Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin, Reverend Jesse...

Richard Boykin releases final gun violence study

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader In a move of unity aimed at reducing gun violence, Cook County Commissioner Richard Boykin and Cook County Sheriff Tom...

Boykin says solution to end violence lies in our hands

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Cook County Comm. Richard Boykin said the key to ending this violence in Chicago literally lies in our hands but...

Leaders blame violence on social conditions, self-hatred

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Cook County Comm. Richard Boykin blames the cause of violence on “poverty, unemployment, hopelessness, and self-hatred” he says they provide...

Task force to hold first public gun violence hearing

By Anita Padilla, fox32chicago.com An alarming statistic is emerging in Chicago. since the first of the year, 365 people have been shot in the city...