Michael Pfleger

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Should Black Churches Have Armed Security After Attacks? Pastors Say 'No'

Two South Side pastors say that beefing up church security would send the wrong message.

Auburn Gresham »

Spike Lee's 'Chiraq' Block Party Gets City Permit After Alderman Relents

Ald. David Moore (17th) said he listened to the community, but still objects to the film's title.

Auburn Gresham »

Spike Lee Defends 'Chiraq,' Says Naysayers Will 'Look Stupid' In Time

But Ald. Burns and others still upset over potential name.

Auburn Gresham »

Spike Lee Is Coming to Chicago to Talk 'Chiraq,' Which Is a Musical Comedy

Lee will appear at St. Sabina to discuss the film, which has been criticized by some aldermen.

Auburn Gresham »

Auburn Gresham Shooting Wounds 3 Sunday Afternoon

Two men and a woman were shot in the 1700 block of West 79th Street Sunday afternoon.

Auburn Gresham »

New Spike Lee Movie 'Chiraq' to Be Filmed in Chicago: Reports

The movie could include Samuel L. Jackson, Kanye West, Jeremy Piven, and Common, The Wrap reports.

Chatham »

Rev. Pfleger Organizes 'Selma' Screening, Rents Out Two Theaters in Chatham

Father Pfleger of St. Sabina Church said he wanted a way to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday.

Auburn Gresham »

Ald. Latasha Thomas Will Not Seek a Fifth Term

The Auburn Gresham alderman will remain Democratic ward committeeman until her term expires in 2016.

Auburn Gresham »

'Peace' Basketball Game Pits Police Officers Against Auburn Gresham Men

St. Sabina Church aims to build a better relationship between Chicago police officers and the community.

Auburn Gresham »

Want To Stop Youth Violence? Get Dads Involved, South Side Group Says

According to a state commission, 24 million children do not live with their biological father.  

Auburn Gresham »

Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah to Coach at Peace Basketball Tournament

Jabari Parker and Will Bynum also are expected to attend the event at St. Sabina Church.

Auburn Gresham »

Walgreens Should Follow CVS, Halt Tobacco Sales, Father Pfleger Says

Walgreen says stopping sales — as CVS did Wednesday — wouldn't have a huge impact on tobacco use.

Roseland »

Corey Hardiman Drops Out of 9th Ward Race After Meeting With Father Pfleger

Hardiman, a recent Morehouse College graduate, said now was not the time for him to run for alderman.

Roseland »

Roseland Aldermanic Candidate on Visit to Ferguson: Protestors 'Fed Up'

Corey Hardiman, who is running in the 9th Ward, said even rival gang members were united in Missouri.