Grandmother fights gun violence in Chicago, one checkmate at a time

02.03.18 CHICAGO -- One-hundred and eighty-seven people have been shot in Chicago so far this year. Now, a woman touched by gun violence is helping shield kids from danger, taking them from some of the toughest blocks to some of the friendliest squares. This incredibly powerful piece appeared on CBS News on January 29, 2018.



Raydell Lacey started a program called "Not Before My Parents" in memory of her daughter and grandson who were both killed by gun violence in Chicago. The program uses chess to help kids avoid violence and make healthy choices. Photo courtesy CBS News.

Thanks to Daryl DeLuca for contributing to this report.


Grandmother fights gun violence in Chicago, one checkmate at a time


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