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Chicago activists sympathize with Baltimore

Chicago activists sympathize with Baltimore

Brenden Moore

May 3, 2015


Filed under Metro, News

A “teach-in” was held on DePaul’s Loop campus Wednesday night to explain the controversial acquittal of a Chicago detective charged with manslaughter in the 2012 death of Rekia Boyd, a 22-year-old African American woman. Read More »...

Baltimore burning: Police brutality and its rampancy in the U.S.

Baltimore burning: Police brutality and its rampancy in the U.S.

Rachel Hinton

May 3, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

On April 25, Freddie Gray’s name was added to a growing list of unarmed black men killed by police. What followed news of his death mirrored the riots and protests after the death of Trayvon Martin in February 2012, the death of Mike Brown in August 2014 and the death of Eric Garner late last year. Read More »...

Baltimore riots: Policing the police

Baltimore riots: Policing the police

Danielle Harris

May 3, 2015


Filed under Opinions

In the midst of Freddie Gray’s death and the Baltimore riots, an injustice in Chicago has gone practically unnoticed by the national news media. While headlines reading “unarmed black man shot by police” have become so common they have practically lost their shock value, the unjust trial for unarmed 22-year-old Rekia Boyd, an African American Chicago resident shot and kill...

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