August 31, 2016

Nearly one year after the public release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video, five officers, including the perpetrating officer Jason Van Dyke, are officially being prepped to be released from the Chicago Police Department. Justice has been served...well not entirely...

July 21, 2016

The police community and three more families mourned this past weekend after another senseless police shooting took place in Baton Rouge. Officers Montrell Jackson, Matthew Gerald and Brad Garafola were stripped of their lives as the back-and-forth violence in our nati...

July 12, 2016

I'm saddened and frustrated that members of the Dallas, Texas and Valdosta, Georgia communities have taken out their anger regarding the recent shootings of two unarmed Black men by police by retaliating with violence.

It's hard to sit and talk about this because it's h...

June 23, 2016

A crumbling south side creates an exodus of black middle class citizens to relocate out of Chicago. It is no secret that violence has chased off many hard working black citizens who are executives, artists, construction workers, salesmen, and businessmen.  This assessm...

June 10, 2016

In an effort to help the Chicago Police Department and its new leader, Superintendent Eddie Johnson, reduce violence in some of the South Side's most crime ridden areas, the Gathering Point Community Council wants to join forces with police and extend its services thro...

March 24, 2016

Richard Wooten, Founder and President of the Gathering Point Community Council along with several black retired police officers, and CAPS volunteers met with the Department of Justice (DOJ) Thursday morning March, 24th to discuss the ongoing investigation by the DOJ of...

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