Cathy Cohen

Professor of political science at the University of Chicago and founder of the Black Youth Project. The group began a petition for the president to return to his hometown to address the crisis of gun violence after 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was shot to death in a South Side park just a week after she performed with her school band at Obama’s inaugural festivities. President Obama announced this week that he will speak in Chicago on Friday.

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