Power Begets Power

Judge acquits three Chicago cops of covering up 17-year-old Laquan McDonald’s murder.

I was arrested the day the Iraq war started. I had gone straight to the protest from work and ended up spending the night in jail in my awkward office-casual outfit. I sat in a cell with a domestic violence survivor I had helped in court only two days before.

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