North Lawndale Boxing League Changes Young Lives

North Lawndale Boxing League Changes Young Lives

Derek T. Brown is a North Lawndale resident, who is using his passion for boxing to change the lives of young boys and girls across the community. He wanted to do something different to build up and encourage young people and established the Lawndale Boxing League in 2010. Brown’s program for teens, Boxing Out Negativity […]

Jack Macnamara Works to End Discriminatory Practices in Chicago

Jack Macnamara Works to End Discriminatory Practices in Chicago

Jack Macnamara is an 80-year-old Jesuit Seminarian from Chicago, Illinois. He was the chief organizer of the Contract Buyers League of Chicago, which helped many black people gain fair pricing for the overpriced homes they were purchasing. Macnamara helped start this league in June 1966. Chicago neighborhoods began changing from 1940-1970 during the great migration […]