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Demonstrators march during a protest over the fatal shooting of Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department, Friday, April 16, 2021, in Brooklyn Center, Minn. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Police shooting of Daunte Wright reignites national outcry over killings

Erik Uebelacker, Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

Protests are again sweeping the nation following the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. Wright’s April 11 killing is the latest in what many Americans see...

Attendees at the April 16 protest against police violence fill the west side of Logan Square Park and overflow onto Logan Boulevard.

Thousands gather to protest police killing of Adam Toledo

Audrey Champelli, Photo Editor April 18, 2021

CHICAGO—Crowds gathered in Logan Square Park to protest police violence on April 16, one day after the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) publicly released the body camera footage of the...

Union representatives, DePaul workers, and student supporters gather outside of the Student Center before delivering Chartwells petition for new worker demands.

DePaul students call for extended safety protections for Chartwells workers

Corey Schmidt, Staff Writer September 10, 2020

Chartwells employee — and father of three — Marcus Grant is concerned about his health insurance being removed after Aug. 31. “It would be devastating for a lot of us because a lot of us have...

Protesters gather in honor of Miguel Vega, a 26-year-old man who was killed by the Chicago Police Department.

Family members, community residents demand answers and justice for Miguel Vega

María Marta Guzmán, La DePaulia Managing Editor September 7, 2020

Family members and community residents demand answers and the release of body cam footage after the shooting and killing of 26-year-old Miguel Vega by a CPD undercover police officer.  On Saturday...

Protesters take a knee near the Lincoln Park Quad.

A summer of protests: Chicago rises up

Sonal Soni, Staff Writer September 6, 2020

After Minneapolis police killed George Floyd in May, protests quickly gripped the nation as calls for police reform rose to the forefront.  Chicago continues to be a hotspot for protests despite the...

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