Ministers To Boycott MLK Breakfast With Mayor To Protest Laquan McDonald ShootingA group of black pastors planned to boycott the city’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. breakfast on Friday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s handling of the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald.
Protesters Not Swayed By Emanuel's Apology; 'We’re Not Just Going To Go Away'Protesters who have been calling for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign ever since video of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was made public were not moved by the mayor’s apology Wednesday in a speech to the City Council.
Ministers Seek Special Prosecutor In Laquan McDonald CaseAbout 100 clergy members and activists representing Chicago’s black community have called on Gov. Bruce Rauner to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald, but the governor's office said he has no such authority.
Bishop Moves In Home To Face Down GangsOne month ago today, change came to one block in one of Chicago's toughest neighborhoods.
Englewood Students To Train Dogs To Learn About Human BehaviorMore than 200 students from Harper High School, where gang conflicts were common last school year, have enrolled in summer jobs programs, including a dog obedience training program in Engglewood.