Chicago

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Survivors of Chicago police torture and their allies are taking to the streets Tuesday to demand justice and reparations from the city whose responsibility it was to oversee the perpetrators. Former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, who presided over the torture by white officers of more than 100 African-American men from 1972 to 1991, was...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Protesters march on October 22, 2014 in New York City. (Photo: Twitter/YourAnonGlobal)
Organizers and rights groups throughout the U.S. are staging demonstrations on...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Despite leading in the polls, Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis will no longer be able to challenge Emanuel in her bid for mayor. (Photo: CTU)
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis , a champion for public education...