Joakim Noah’s Anti-Violence PSA w/ Derrick Rose #ChicagoStandUp

Published on July 27th, 2014 by Astramskas, David | 4,509 views

“No more killing” is one of the phrases repeated numerous times in this powerful PSA by Joakim Noah and his Noah’s Arc Foundation. ┬áThe PSA features Derrick Rose and other Chicagoans asking people of the great city to “Stand Up.”

So how bad is the violence in Chicago. At least 13 people have been shot since Friday afternoon including a 13 year old and a 3 year old.  Last weekend, the city had 47 shooting victims including an 11 year old girl who was killed by a stray bullet while sitting in a bedroom. Earlier this month on fourth of July weekend, 82 people were shot and 14 killed in Chicago.



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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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