Police in Chicago are using excessive force, leaving children and families traumatized.
The documentary “16 Shots” examines the 2014 murder of African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in Chicago and the attempt by the city’s police department to cover up the events.
"Chicago elected a new mayor out of a desire for bold and progressive ideas, and a commitment to building a more fair, just, and equitable city."
"It’s been part of the culture, along with the code of silence, along with the systemic racism that is so prevalent in the Chicago Police Department."
"Today, Chicago has taken one small step in bringing justice to Laquan McDonald's family and our communities.”
Finally, a bit of justice for Laquan McDonald.
“I want you to look at my family and see all the pain.”
Confidential records reveal details about struggles to find parents and traumatic experiences during the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance crackdown.
Emanuel will be remembered for his arrogance, impatience and disregard for regular Chicagoans.