Tag: Chicago

Chicago Investigator Fired After Reporting Unjustified Police Shootings

Lorenzo Davis, a former Chicago police chief who went on to be an investigator for the Independent Police Review Authority (IPRA), has been fired after concluding multiple civilian shootings by police were unjustified. According to Davis, in the cases in which officers involved in shootings were exonerated, he never received…

Chicago Cops Posed With Guns Over Black Man Dressed With Antlers

By Michael Nam Chicago Police Department wanted to withhold the photograph featuring former police officers, Jerome Finnigan and Timothy McDermott, appearing like trophy hunters over a Black man lying on the floor with antlers tied to his head, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. The disturbing photo may have been taken…

The Misery That Is Black Baltimore

By Michael Nam Baltimore’s current dire situation can find its roots in a history of crushing poverty, a segregated populace, and long-running police brutality. The Black population of the city has suffered considerably through booms and busts of the U.S. economy, with little in the way of relief. A city…