On Friday night, he joined Father Michael Pfleger from St. Sabina Catholic Church for a march around the neighborhood to denounce violence here in Chicago.
Hadiya Pendleton's mother spoke about the pain of losing her daughter to a shooting.
"I'm tired of crying. I don't have no tears for you, this is not for show, this is my life. This is my life, whether the cameras are on or off, and unfortunately no one is doing anything to protect everyone else's life," said Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton, Hadiya Pendleton's mother.
NBA Hall-of-Famer Isaiah Thomas and Mayor Rahm Emanuel took in a basketball game Friday night at Kennicott Park as part of the Windy City Hoops program that tries to keep kids active and out of trouble.