The South Side: Not actually an unmitigated sea of misery

“…ask that media outlets in Chicago and nationwide consider how their coverage of crime on the South Side has contributed to this situation. If you spend years telling your readers that the South Side is a “war zone,” then you don’t get to be surprised when your readers treat it like a war zone.”

In other words, what is the Jackie Robinson West neighborhood really like? Hint: it’s not what you think.

via The South Side: Not actually an unmitigated sea of misery.

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