Posts Tagged “police brutality”

Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism

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Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism

Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism With residents across the state coming together to stand against racism and police brutality, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lower the state’s flags and to call for an 8 minute and 46 second moment…

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Killing of Laquan McDonald plays into race more than facts

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Killing of Laquan McDonald plays into race more than facts

Killing of Laquan McDonald plays into race more than facts What might Laquan McDonald have done had police not stopped him on that October evening in 2014 near 41st and Pulaski Road in Chicago? McDonald, who was menacingly waving a knife in the air as he walked in the middle of the street late at…

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