The reenactments in Jordan Rome’s video series are designed so white people will empathize with the victims—and then take action.
The Vision Zero initiative brings the possibility of more encounters between police and people using the streets.
Grassroots groups around Chicago are already putting abolitionist ideas into practice.
Chicago rapper Vic Mensa publicly supports Black Lives Matter and LGBT rights, while Lollapalooza tries to please everyone—so it’ll be interesting to see how his festival set goes down.
White Chicagoans grapple with their place in the movement for black lives.
The action honored victims of recent police-involved deaths and opposed the proposed “Blue Lives Matter” ordinance.
More than 1,000 people rallied and shut down traffic on Michigan Avenue Monday at the behest of four teenage girls.
Even the Dallas tragedy is a poor rationale for a “Blue Lives Matter” law in Chicago.
Around 400 people gathered to mourn the fatal shootings this week of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
Also, City Council considers new measures on police reform.