Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Tag: Laquan McDonald death

Chicago Cop Files $10M Countersuit Against Estate...

A lawsuit filed by a Chicago Police Department officer involved in the shooting of a mentally ill Black man and his neighbor is not...

Black Chicago Cops Fear for Their Children...

A story in The Christian Science Monitor explains the fine line Black Chicago police officers walk. They are viewed with suspicion by their own...

City of Chicago Lawyer Resigns After Judge...

A federal judge has ordered the retrial of two Chicago Police Department officers accused of shooting a Black man in 2011. According to USA...

Missing the Point: Chicago’s Answer to an...

As 2015 draws to a close, national attention is focused on the cities of Chicago and Cleveland.  Deadly policing policies resulting in dead Black...

Court Records Show Lawyers Got 40 Percent...

Recent news report show that lawyers often receiving large chunks of settlements paid to the families of victims of police violence. The Guardian reported...

Cook County Prosecutor Announces Seven Charges of...

Jason Van Dyke, the infamous and disgraced Chicago police officer, was formally indicted on Thursday on seven counts related to the October, 2014 shooting...

#NotOneDime: Black Consumers Remained Steadfast in #BlackFriday...

The struggle to uphold Black lives amid a culture of racial violence has become a fight to withhold Black dollars as well.  Voices in...

Rotten to the Core: Community Activists Call...

The Laquan McDonald case is not going away, but rather the movement for justice for the Black teen, executed gangland style by a white...

Chicago Police and Investigators Push Back Against...

The release of the Laquan McDonald shooting video has roiled Chicago and shocked the nation. And although local police say they have released all...

Black Protesters Plan to #BlackOutBlackFriday and Spend #NotOneDime, as...

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and...

The Lynching of Laquan McDonald: Video Footage...

The dashcam video depicting the lynching of Laquan McDonald, a 17-year-old Black boy by a white Chicago cop, was revealed to the world on...

Chicago Officer Charged with First Degree Murder...

UPDATE: Chicago police officer, Jason Van Dyke has been charged with first degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke shot...