Former Officers Found Guilty in Depriving George Floyd Civil Right’s Case

Former Officers Found Guilty in Depriving George Floyd Civil Right’s Case

Three former Minneapolis police officers — J. Alexander Kueng, Tou Thao, and Thomas Lane — have been found guilty of violating George Floyd’s civil rights. The federal jury, consisting of eight women and four men, concluded the former officers showed deliberate indifference to Floyd’s medical needs as ex-colleague Derek Chauvin knelt on him for over […]

States Restrict Teaching Black History and Racism

States Restrict Teaching Black History and Racism

Between banning books and limiting classroom instruction on Black history and racism, America’s public school educators have taken a beating. Thirty-five states introduced legislation or started taking other steps to restrict teaching critical race theory (CRT). In the past year, 14 states imposed restrictions on how history is being taught in the classroom. The conservative-based […]

Chicagoan Dwayne Bryant Wins the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Chicagoan Dwayne Bryant Wins the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Every year the FBI awards the Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) to worthy men and women who make a difference in the cities where they live. Since 1990, the agency has honored individuals and organizations for their efforts in combating crime, terrorism, drugs, and violence in America. The awardee of the Chicago Division’s award for […]

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