This week, officials released graphic video of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke fatally shooting 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times last October. Now, State's Attorney Anita Alvarez has charged Officer Van Dyke with 1st degree murder — the first time in 30 years that a Chicago police officer is facing criminal charges for an on-duty shooting. More »


Demand DOJ body camera funds be tied to community oriented policies

Body cameras can be a powerful tool for holding police accountable. But right now the DOJ is bankrolling police worn body cameras without ensuring community-oriented policies are in place that allow the cameras to protect the people inside of the police. More »


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Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America

Tune in Friday, November 20th at 8EST/5PST on A&E
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