A 17 year-old black boy was executed by a white Chicago police officer on October 20 of last year, and for 400 days, the city of Chicago, led by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, fought to suppress the truth of what happened. How those in power worked to cover up what really
Before releasing a video of white cop killing black teen Laquan McDonald, Chicago’s Mayor insisted the officer was not representative of the city’s police.
Kevin Gosztola’s and MintPress News’ founder, Mnar Muhawesh, discuss how the media ignores real news in favor of distractions and election-year circuses.
The case against Jason Van Dyke marks the first time in Chicago’s history that a police officer faces criminal charges for an on-duty shooting.