Tag Archives: LaQuan McDonald

CN Feb 24 2015

One Chicago police officer fired sixteen shots into Laquan McDonald. Another created a humiliating “hunting scene” photo, with an arrested man posed to look like prey— with deer antlers attached to his head, and eyes rolled back as if he … Continue reading

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CN Feb 16 2016

  “We have a crisis of the civil order in Chicago.” That’s the terse assessment of one of Chicago’s most tenacious and respected journalists and writers. Jamie Kalven has been immersed in Chicago’s most impoverished neighborhoods for decades, but he’s … Continue reading

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CN Dec. 17, 2015

Phillip Jackson is the founder of Black Star Project, a youth social services organization on Chicago’s south side.  He has a unique vantage point from which to observe the young people who’ve been organizing against police brutality since the Laquan … Continue reading

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CN April 23, 2015

  Stop the presses. Flint Taylor, the prominent human-rights attorney who has for decades dogged former Commander Jon Burge for torture of prisoners at his South Side police district, had kind words for a Chicago Mayor today. After negotiating with … Continue reading

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