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Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year old girl, who performed at Obama's Second Inaugural events was just slain on South Side of Chicago after leaving school, about a mile away from the sitting President's home and NOW is the time to speak out.

We need to confront the sources of violence such as ignorance and poverty. We don't need the reactionary call simply for more police to further the Prison Industrial Complex whose Wall Street financial success is dependent upon society's failures.

This could have been your daughter.

"Silence is betrayal" -MLK

Letter to
Mr. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama
Address the rampant violence in Chicago #dosomething