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Man Gets 5 Years For Throwing Chair At Cop In Court

A black plaintiff who threw a courtroom chair at a white Joliet cop after he lost a civil rights trial was on Thursday sentenced to five years in prison for “assault with a dangerous weapon.”

08/22/2014

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Suit: Rosebud Restaurants Not Hiring Black Workers

Several popular Chicago area restaurants have very few black employees, and it’s not a coincidence, according to the federal government, which filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging racial discrimination.

09/17/2013