Avoiding gang violence in Chicago as a Latina
Homicide in Chicago

Avoiding gang violence in Chicago as a Latina

With her backpack slung across her shoulder, Mireya Coriano, 19, leans in to kiss her mother goodbye. Lydia Coriano whispers to her daughter, “Te quiero, mantenerse a salvo” – I love you, stay safe. With her short pixie haircut–half black half red–and her dark eyeliner smeared across her upper eyelid, Coriano appears strong and unafraid. … Continue reading