Listen to the conversation with journalist Aaron Cynic by clicking the below player: Shadowproof launched a six-part series by Aaron Cynic on the upcoming mayoral election in Chicago. It presents a major opportunity to advance a progressive agenda in the city because Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not seeking a third
Our new series profiles the push for a progressive mayoral agenda in Chicago as Rahm Emanuel announces he will not seek re-election.
As the 2019 race for mayor in Chicago heats up, community groups and activists have an opportunity to reshape the city in a more equitable fashion.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Office Invokes Terrorism To Keep Response Plan To Van Dyke Verdict Secret
Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office invoked terrorism to exempt itself from releasing plan for protests after verdict in former Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke’s trial.
Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In Killing Of Black Teenager Laquan McDonald
A jury found former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke [not guilty or guilty] of first-degree murder. He fired 16 shots that killed Laquan McDonald.
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke testified in a trial, where he is accused of first-degree murder and other offenses for killing Laquan McDonald.
Former Chicago police commander Jon Burge was involved with several officers in the torture of more than 110 black men. He was never held fully accountable for the trauma inflicted on black communities and died on September 19. At the trial for former Officer Jason Van Dyke, who is accused
In the murder trial of Jason Van Dyke, the former Chicago police officer who shot 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times, the outcome truly seems up for grabs.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Chicago’s evictions of homeless people as officials destroy camps and fail to provide affordable housing.
Update – 5/25 3 PM ET: Judge denied a motion for an injunction, which allows vote to proceed. The No Cop Academy Coalition filed a complaint in a circuit court in Cook County to prevent a City Council vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training academy.