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Investigating race and poverty since 1972 2016-10-20T17:46:35Z
Updated: 2 hours 43 min ago

Wrongful convictions point to more victims of Chicago detective Guevara

July 21, 2016 - 11:11am
Cook County can follow the example of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson and comprehensively review questionable convictions that stem from a known abusive cop.

Black Lives Matter builds on history of black organizing

July 19, 2016 - 12:00pm
Historian Barbara Ransby and organizer Charlene Carruthers of Black Youth Project 100 speak about the evolution of civil rights activism.

Police interactions with immigrants targeted for reform in Chicago

July 18, 2016 - 8:52am
Asian and Latino activists campaign for tougher restrictions on how police deal with people who are undocumented.

Tasings of pregnant women highlight poor standards at CPD

July 15, 2016 - 9:34am
As taser deployment expands in Chicago, the Police Department's loose standards invite abuse.

Mayor’s office: City won’t analyze police misconduct lawsuits until after DOJ review

July 13, 2016 - 5:02pm
A former DOJ official says he is “surprised and disappointed” that Mayor Rahm Emanuel is waiting for the DOJ’s investigation to begin implementing common-sense reforms.

Banking on the black community

July 12, 2016 - 3:17pm
African-American financial institutions are a path to neighborhood reinvestment, says Gregg H. Brown of the South Side Community Federal Credit Union.

Police reform hearings decried as a “farce” by advocates

July 7, 2016 - 2:44pm
Attendees criticized Chicago City Council hearings on police oversight this week, demanding broader public input on the issue.


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