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

Chicago’s Latino Caucus endorses civilian oversight plan following police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo

Erika Pérez, La DePaulia Managing Editor April 25, 2021

The Latino Caucus of the Chicago City Council voted to endorse the civilian police oversight ordinance on April 6. The ordinance is also backed by the Grassroots Alliance for Police Responsibility (GAPA)...

Protesters march near Mayor Lori Lightfoot's home in Logan Square to protest the fatal shooting by Chicago police of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, Friday, April 16, 2021.  Video of last month's encounter was released Thursday and provoked an outpouring of grief and outrage. (Ashlee Rezin Garcia/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

COLUMN: Societal dehumanization of people of color is deadly

Nadia Hernandez, Opinions Editor April 25, 2021

Our racist, white supremacist society has dehumanized people of color to a fatal point. When America sees police brutality towards BIPOC communities, they respond by trying to justify why the victim deserves...

Los manifestantes en la protesta del 16 de abril contra la violencia policial llenan el lado oeste del parque Logan Square y se desbordan hacia el Logan Boulevard.

Miles de personas se reúnen para protestar la muerte de Adam Toledo a manos de la policía de Chicago

María Marta Guzmán and Audrey Champelli April 19, 2021

CHICAGO - El viernes, miles de personas se reunieron en el parque de Logan Square para protestar contra la violencia policial y la muerte de Adam Toledo, de 13 años, a manos de la policía de Chicago. Esto...

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...

Adam fue disparado  por un oficial de la policía de Chicago el 29 de marzo en La Villita.

¿Qué ocurrió la noche del 29 de marzo? COPA publica videos de la noche en que Adam Toledo fue disparado por la policía de Chicago

Erika Pérez and María Marta Guzmán April 16, 2021

CHICAGO - El jueves, el Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) publicó imágenes de cámaras corporales de la madrugada del 29 de marzo cuando Adam Toledo, de 13 años, fue disparado mortalmente...

A memorial for 13-year-old Adam Toledo, who had his hands up when he was shot by police, is seen in an alley near the 2300 block of South Sawyer Avenue Friday afternoon, April 16, 2021, in Chicago. (Pat Nabong/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)

What happened the night of March 29? COPA releases videos the night Adam Toledo was shot and killed by a Chicago Police Officer

Erika Pérez and María Marta Guzmán April 16, 2021

CHICAGO — On Thursday afternoon the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) released body cam footage and other materials from the early morning of March 29, when 13-year-old Adam Toledo was...

Media historically portrays youth of color as older, more dangerous

Media historically portrays youth of color as older, more dangerous

Chinyere Ibeh, Focus Editor April 11, 2021

The press has a habit of covering the actions of white adults and youth of color quite differently.  According to a study published in 2014 by the American Psychological Association, Black boys as...

Carolyn J. Ruff (centro), presidenta de Black Lives Matter Women y Men of Faith, marcha con otros manifestantes durante la protesta para Adam Toledo y Anthony Alvarez.

Las familias de Adam Toledo y Anthony Alvarez exigen transparencia de CPD sobre la muerte de sus parientes

Erika Pérez, Managing Editor April 9, 2021

La comunidad latina de Chicago está exigiendo justicia por la muerte de Adam Toledo, de 13 años, de La Villita y Anthony Alvarez, de 22, de Portage Park. Ambas víctimas fueron baleadas por oficiales...

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