After a years long battle, Howard Morgan (pictured), a Chicago cop shot by White officers, was freed last week after outgoing Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn commuted the 40-year prison sentence, MSNBC reports. RELATED: Howard Morgan: Black Chicago Cop Shot 28 Times By White Officers Still Fighting For Justice “Right now I’m just concentrating on clearing my name,” […]

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Lawyer Benjamin Crump depicts Howard Morgan’s (pictured) case as the height of calumny, or the slander of an innocent man. Illinois Cook County Public Defender Lester Finkle says the case represents the epitome of racial bias in America, and Rosalind Morgan, Howard’s wife, is calling for the courts to right a wrong committed against her […]

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40 years. That is the sentence Howard Morgan (pictured) received on April 5 from Cook County Circuit Court Judge Clayton J. Crane, after the former Chicago police officer was convicted of the attempted murder of four Chicago police officers. RELATED: Black Football Star Killed By Racist Hispanic Gang May Receive Death Penalty The paradox is […]


In 2005, an African-American off-duty detective was shoot 28 times by four white Chicago police officers and lived to talk about it. But it is Howard Morgan, not the officers, who was convicted for attempted murder this past January. SEE ALSO: Zimmerman’s New Attorney: ‘He’s Not A Racist?’ As the story goes, Morgan was was […]