The documentary takes audiences to the front lines with millennial women leading the city’s Movement for Black Lives.
Tag: Rekia Boyd
A Visual Voter’s Guide
Protest images from the last two years will inspire you to get to the polls.
For the People Artists Collective looks back on 100 years of police violence in Chicago
“Do Not Resist?” spreads its message throughout the city
Rahm: The Cubs’ victory celebration Friday will ‘stand the test of time,’ and other Chicago news
Also, a new documentary tells the stories of two women killed by Chicago police.
Chicago police detective who killed Rekia Boyd quits the force, and other news
Also, the city recommends arriving three hours early if you’re flying out of O’Hare or Midway.
Men’s rights activists rally in Rogers Park canceled, TV shows and movies keep flocking to Chicago, and other Chicago news
Also, a University of Chicago professor is out over alleged sexual misconduct, and DePaul’s law school cancels a Trump Tower event.
How Chicago’s ‘Fraternal Order of Propaganda’ shapes the story of fatal police shootings
When cops kill civilians, their union is on hand to defend them. In many cases this has come at the expense of the truth.
After months of protests, the city acts on the police-involved shooting deaths of Laquan McDonald and Rekia Boyd
Officer Jason Van Dyke has been charged with murder; officer Dante Servin will be recommended for firing.
Two shooting deaths, two paths to justice
While Rekia Boyd’s family’s search for justice from the Chicago Police Department has been stymied, Laquan McDonald’s family faces what could be a city-changing turning point.
Top cop’s apologies fall on deaf ears as Servin decision lingers
Superintendent Garry McCarthy stalled Police Board protesters who—along with some alderman—are calling for him to take action or resign.
IPRA recommends the firing of a Chicago police officer involved in a shooting
After a drive-by shooting on North Ashland in 2011, an off-duty officer shot 16 times at the wrong car, according to the Independent Police Review Authority.