Michael Pfleger

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Community Leaders, TV Network Executive Meet to Discuss Chicago Violence

A group of community activists said if the city improves public schools that would help reduce crime.

Bronzeville »

Rahm on Curbing Violence: 'It's Not One Thing. It's Everything'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel met with 50 Bronzeville leaders Monday.

Auburn Gresham »

St. Sabina to Host Block Party on Friday

St. Sabina is hosting a block party in Auburn Gresham instead of its weekly peace march.  

Auburn Gresham »

CPS Safe Haven Sites to Host Anti-Violence Rallies at 110 Churches

Thousands of kids in the program will take part in rallies Wednesday across the city.

Auburn Gresham »

Rev. Pfleger to Hold Peace March as Summer 'Time of War' Begins

St. Sabina Church will hold the march after Chicago Public Schools students finish Friday.

Auburn Gresham »

Maya Angelou in Chicago: 1950s Singer, Friend of Pfleger, Oprah

Before she was a renowned poet, Angelou sang at the Gate of Horn on Dearborn Street.

Auburn Gresham »

Rev. Pfleger Won't Endorse Ald. Thomas, Says Ward Needs 'New Leadership'

Glenda Franklin, 50, a member of St. Sabina Church, has received his support.

Washington Heights »

Robbers Beat Priest with Holy Water Sprinkler, Asked for Prayers: Charges

Wearing ninja-like suits, the priest's attackers allegedly hit him with a cane and holy water sprinkler.

Washington Park »

Rahm Rallies Radio DJs to Unite in Call to 'Put the Gun Down'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel called on all media, artists, entertainers and athletes to join the effort.

Auburn Gresham »

Father Pfleger Offers $5,000 Reward to Turn In Gun Runners

Mayor Emanuel and parents of children killed in gun violence joined Pfleger at an anti-violence rally.

Auburn Gresham »

Salaam Restaurant's Fate Remains Uncertain

Residents said the Nation of Islam-run eatery has been closed for two months.

Auburn Gresham »

Pastors Urged to Reject Candidates Who Don't Advertise in Black-Owned Media

The Rev. Pfleger said candidates shouldn't speak at black churches if they don't invest in the community.

Kenwood »

Hadiya Pendleton's Family, Former Classmates Remember Slain Teen

King College Prep students and teachers read poems and sang songs to remember their slain classmate.

Auburn Gresham »

BJ's Market & Bakery Will Give Away 2,300 Free Dinners

For the fourth straight year BJ's Market & Bakery will give away 2,300 free dinners to the community.

Auburn Gresham »

Rev. Michael Pfleger Urges Employers To Hire Auburn Gresham Youths

A Monday rally at St. Sabina Church was attended by 100 youths looking for job opportunities.