laquan mcdonald

A Tale Of Two Cities: Rahm Emanuel Vs. The People Of Chicago

Now that the video of Laquan McDonald’s killing has been released, it’s clearer than ever who Rahm Emanuel really serves.

Amara Enyia | December 4, 2015 - 11:40 am

Protestors Shut Down Chicago’s Shopping District On Black Friday Over Laquan McDonald Killing

Hundreds of protesters blocked many entrances to stores throughout Chicago’s “magnificent mile,” its high-end popular shopping district on Black Friday.

The protests, spearheaded by Jesse Jackson along with…

Katrin Higher | November 28, 2015 - 10:30 am

Laquan McDonald’s Murder Is Not Simply The Fault Of “One Bad Cop”

Yesterday morning, former Chicago cop¬†Jason Van Dyke (right) was charged with first degree murder in the 2014 death of a Black 17-year-old boy named Laquan McDonald (left). Later that evening,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 25, 2015 - 11:45 am