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Violent crime rising in Chicago and Baltimore: Can we save our inner-cities?

(WEAA) According to ABC7, Cook County, Illinois has recorded its highest homicide rate in decades with over 1,000 victims.

More than 700 of the homicides in Cook County have been in Chicago.

In 2021, Baltimore has recorded more than 300 homicides for the seventh consecutive year in a row.

Dr. Lionel Kimble, Associate Professor of History at Chicago State University and Dr. Lawrence Brown, an equity scientist and author of The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America, join Dr. Kaye for the discussion.

The three weigh in on the miseducation of Black children, drug trafficking, spirituality and more.

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