Three stories from the front lines of the 2020 protests, when the bridges went up and the statues came down
CPD’s violent response to a student-led protest downtown and what it says about this moment in our history
Photos from a protest where cops shot pepper spray into a kettled crowd.
The lack of congressional oversight on ITTA—a small police training company founded in Chicago that has trained more than 600 officers in El Salvador—is even more problematic given another fact: the behavior of some of the U.S. officers running the program.
This story is part of the Marshall Project’s “We Are Witnesses: Chicago” series. In 15 direct-to-camera testimonies, this collection of videos gives voice to Chicagoans affected by the justice system. Watch the videos at themarshallproject.org/chicago.
In 15 direct-to-camera testimonies, this Marshall Project video series gives voice to Chicagoans affected by the justice system.
Bill Dorsch loved being a Chicago cop, then he witnessed misconduct by disgraced detective Reynaldo Guevara.
The embattled Cook County state’s attorney couldn’t recover from an onslaught of controversy.
The bold platform from the Chicago-based activist group proposes major changes to improve black lives in America.
Black Youth Project 100 and other groups want to reassert the “radical ideas” of the slain civil rights leader.
A survivor has constructed a decision-making tool to help others figure it out.
Hateful, bleak vibes from the Iowa City hardcore-punk band.
On Mayor Emanuel, razors, and other sharp objects.
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