The city that Oprah and President Obama call home has become marred by murder. In response to its staggering homicide rate, locals have coined it “Chiraq” (a hybrid of Chicago and Iraq). In 2012, Chicago averaged 42 homicides per month with nearly 70% of deaths caused by guns. “Why Chicago?” Most would believe that hip-hop and its glorification of violence, guns and carnage is to blame for Chicago’s gun-toting culture; however, this film goes beyond the headlines & stereotypes to discover that much more lies beneath the surface.
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