Gun Violence

Tattoo Artist Transforms Painful Reminders into Artwork

It’s difficult to erase the gang or drug life, or the torture of having been trafficked for the commercial sex trade, being a domestic violence survivor or a self-harmer. Scars, memories, criminal records, enemies, and fears – they all follow those whose lives were so damaged. And there’s the tattoos: The once proud proclamation of

Social Media and the North Side Gang Life

This is an era where people put all aspects of their lives on display through social media, and those they choose to call our “friends” on Facebook and Twitter are not the only ones who are watching.  Companies and organizations monitor the online presence of their employees and potential hires.  Universities pre-screen their applicants and are more