Chicago police killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo, and some media responded by questioning Toledo’s character. Black and Brown kids deserve better.
Mayor Lightfoot hires an investigator to tell her what she already knows about the Anjanette Young raid.
Members of the Chicago Police Enforcers football team have been involved in more than 200 incidents where they’ve injured civilians through use of force.
The documentary takes audiences to the front lines with millennial women leading the city’s Movement for Black Lives.
Steve James’s docuseries authentically captures the people and places that define the city.
For years the schools of Chicago have been pawns in the mayor’s budget games.
Police unions were born of resistance to discipline for brutality. Do they belong in the labor movement?
At times like this, it sort of helps to bash Donald Trump.
Our reporting on envisioning and organizing a city less reliant on cops to keep us safe
A mother takes to podcasting wondering if CPD did “a cover-up or are they just this damn incompetent?”
Tonya Crowder still dreams that she and her fiance, Roosevelt Myles—who’s been in prison for decades fighting what he says is a wrongful conviction—will one day build a life together somewhere “nice, quiet, and simple.”
The west side teen was a human being, not just another statistic, and he deserves a better tribute than this.
At back-to-back forums last week 11 candidates fielded questions and even provided some answers.
Two African-American cops deal with life on the force in the aftermath of the Laquan McDonald video.
The murder of LaQuan McDonald isn’t a just a story about one man’s exaggerated fear. It shines a light on the fear that drives much of Chicago’s and America’s politics and criminal justice.