October 7, 2013
Rival gang members play each other in the Peace Tournament in St. Sabina’s Church gym Sept. 22 in Chicago. NBA players held the tournament, which allows members of rival gangs to battle it out on the court instead of on the streets. The first tournament, held a year ago, is credited with helping to curb violence in the neighbourhood.

CNS PHOTO | KAREN CALLAWAY

Making peace

Rival gang members play each other in the Peace Tournament in St. Sabina’s Church gym Sept. 22 in Chicago.

NBA players held the tournament, which allows members of rival gangs to battle it out on the court instead of on the streets.

The first tournament, held a year ago, is credited with helping to curb violence in the neighbourhood.