During Friday's episode of "All In With Chris Hayes," Ja’Mal Green put Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on blast for not addressing issues faced by the Black community.
Joshua Adams, a Chicago-based journalist, said residents on the South Side equate more police to more surveillance, direct or indirect harassment, tickets, and tension with law enforcement.
Serena Williams, 35, became the oldest woman to win a Grand Slam singles title in the Open era, breaking her own record set last year.
President Barack Obama referred to a videotaped attack on a Chicago mentally disabled man as "despicable" Thursday while talking about the city's crime rate. Four teens have been charged with hate crimes in connection with the violent assault captured in a Facebook Live clip.
President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.
Chicago's murder rate has spiked to a 20-year high and one city alderman blames it on residents speaking out against injustice.
The 13-year-old in question pleaded not guilty on Tuesday. Cook County judge, Cynthia Ramirez, ordered the unnamed suspect to remain in custody during proceedings and denied a request for electronic monitoring.
Police say Tyshawn's shooting resulted from a bloody conflict involving rival factions of two of Chicago's oldest gangs--the Gangster Disciples and the Black P Stones.
The newly released video, which shows Officers Michelle Morsi-Murphy and Jose Lopez first pepper-spray Rev. Catherine Brown before drawing their weapons and pulling her out of her vehicle, corroborates Brown's claim that she did not attempt to run the officers over.
Arguing that the sole job of Chicago's top prosecutor is to disproportionately lock up African-American men, ColorOfChange worked overtime on Tuesday's primary to oust Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, who is up for re-election.
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