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.
While many Americans will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Thursday, there are countless Native Americans who will be marking the holiday with a “National Day of Mourning” to remember the genocide of millions of Native people. Coinciding with the holiday, America still finds itself experiencing an ignorant and grotesque form of