At a campaign kick-off speech in Chicago, Bernie Sanders delivered a speech confronting systemic racism and racial aspects of economic inequality.
Chicago City Council members attacked the No Cop Academy coalition on May 25 before voting for a funding measure for a $95 million police training complex.
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.
The No Cop Academy coalition succeeded in postponing the vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training compound in Chicago.
Good Kids Mad City, formed in the aftermath of Parkland, advocates for the needs of youth of color by organizing against violence and for community investment.
Chicago students on spring break spent the day at city hall protesting Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the city’s plans for a $95 million police training center.