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Apparently we at The Root—and specifically, staff writer Michael Harriot—are not the only ones adept at delivering a great clapback when the time calls for it. The Chicago Tribune editorial board proved Thursday that they are also in the clapback game, especially when it concerns U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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As Donald Trump and his abused Keebler elf in the Justice Department, Jeff Sessions, work double time to pander to shore up Trump’s support among law enforcement officials, the administration is now actively blocking fundamental, hard-fought reform of police departments found to have engaged in violent, abusive and…

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On Friday afternoon, after a day of deliberation, a Cook County jury found Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014. The high-profile shooting commanded national attention after video footage of the shooting—which the city delayed…

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As a 12-person jury continues deliberations in the trial of Jason Van Dyke, the Chicago cop who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald in 2014, two alternate jurors say they consider Van Dyke guilty of murder.

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Within the next year, any Chicago police officer who points a gun at an individual during an arrest or a street stop will have to radio in dispatchers about the incident.

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It is no longer news that the violence that plagued Chicago during the Aug. 3 weekend was one of the deadliest weekends in the past two years in the city, ending in a spree of gun violence that left 74 people shot, including 12 dead.

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In response to the most violent weekend in Chicago since 2016, police Superintendent Eddie Johnson […]

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Chicago’s West Side community is on edge after yet another Black teen girl disappeared without […]

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In recent months Chicago’s gun violence took a small, but noticeable dip, however as the weather became warmer, the streets heated up in the worst way with some 61 people fatally shot as of Monday.

The post Chicago Violence Rises With The Heat appeared first on theGrio.

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A Chicago high school walkout against gun violence was interrupted Wednesday after police arrested a […]

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Residents of Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods are hit with a disproportionate amount of weather–related tickets […]

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The community of West Garfield Park in Chicago desperately needs resources and investment. Consistently one […]

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Two Chicago police officers face disciplinary action after posing for a photo that shows them […]

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Once again, law enforcement has resurrected the concept known as the Ferguson effect, the notion […]

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A recent investigative report revealed the disturbing trend of Chicago police officers killing suspects, and […]

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The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office released the autopsy report for Paul O’Neal Wednesday, revealing […]

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