Black Friday protests shake Chicago

By: Jonathan S. Hogue ~Opinions & Editorials Editor~ During the Thanksgiving holiday, the city of Chicago was in the national spotlight as it addressed issues of police brutality. In October 2014, 16-year-old Laquan McDonald was shot by a police officer 16 times after an altercation with Chicago Police officers. Police dash cams caught the shooting on video, but the department initially kept the footage out of the public eye. After numerous debates and a court order, the Chicago Police Department released the footage, which set off numerous protests throughout the city for most of the holiday. Protesters were angered by … Continue reading Black Friday protests shake Chicago