Two Years Later, Chicago Recalls Hadiya Pendleton’s Promise

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*Photo: Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton at home on Monday. (Spencer Bibbs)

“We are now part of a fraternity that no one wants to be a part of,” Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, mother of murdered 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, told a group of University of Chicago students at an Amnesty International event last December. She reminded them that no matter who they are, gun violence affects them. “Regardless of your background, origin — whatever — you should care,” she said.” ~ South Side reporter and freelancer.

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