Last Fourth of July weekend, 103 people were shot in Chicago in less than 108 hours—one of most violent stretches in city history. Here, the story of one of the 88 victims who survived.
While the state Confederate group toasts a rebel grave on Sunday, local organizers will march to Ida B. Wells’s neighboring resting place.
You know how this story ends: a fierce struggle between two men, a police commander shot dead outside the Thompson Center. But what you don’t know is how it begins.
It’s meant to honor those killed in a POW camp. It was created to symbolize unity. Yet, now, a symbol of a regime that espoused white supremacy is comfortably situated inside a cemetery surrounded by a black community.
Chicago’s police cadets spend an immersive day learning about abuse of authority during the Holocaust. Can the same approach be applied to black history and civil rights?
Considering Jon Burge, the notorious police commander who tortured dozens of suspects, still collects his pension, it’s easier said than done.
“Under the Gun,” which airs Sunday night, visits Chicago to show how gun violence hurts communities of color.
Proposed changes to how officer misconduct investigations work would take more than just a new union contract.