Laquan McDonald

In a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Illinois AG Lisa Madigan asked the DOJ's Civil Rights Division to determine if the department's practices violate federal law.

Protesters say the firing of Garry McCarthy does not go far enough to address corruption in the city.

The shooting death of 17 year old LaQuan McDonald at the hand of Chicago Police Officer, Jason Van Dyke, has caused a major uprising in Chicago urging Mayor Rahm Emanuel to fire Police Chief Garry McCarthy!  However, many are requesting that the Mayor resigns as well.  What do you think?  Should the Mayor get the […]

Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago officer charged in the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, was released from jail after posting 10 percent of his $1.5 million bond.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday that he has fired embattled Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy following an uproar over a video of a Black teen being shot 16 times by a police officer.

Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago police officer charged in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, pleaded not guilty Monday before being placed on a $1.5 million bond.

Sales in brick and mortar stores fell from $11.6 billion in 2014 to $10.4 billion in 2015. That's an overall 10 percent decrease in sales, a consequence of both stores offering sales days earlier and online sales that allowed consumers to shop from the comfort of their homes.

I wish I could say that I am shocked that the assailant was a White male anti-abortion extremist, but that would be a lie. A lie that White America continues to tell itself in order to deny its own capacity for brutality.

In an effort to both show the power of their economic freedom while calling for a Justice Department probe into the shooting death of a Black teenager by a White police officer, Chicago protesters planned a large demonstration on the city's Magnificent Mile to disrupt the Black Friday holiday.

A day after Chicago police officials released graphic video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being gunned down by a Chicago police officer, President Barack Obama took to Facebook express concern.

Bill O’ Reilly continued to critique the Black Lives Matter movement Tuesday, stating just hours after footage was released of a police officer shooting an…

According to reports, protesters were arrested and assaulted by police officers attempting to disperse the crowd, but President Obama made no mention of that in his brief statement.