Protesters Take To Chicago Streets After Rahm Emanuel Apologizes For Police Scandal

THE HUFFINGTON POST ‘Mayor Emanuel is morally corrupt!’ CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, known for keeping vise-like control over Chicago and his own political image, finds himself in the weakest position of his long public career as he struggles to respond to a police scandal, claims of cover-ups at City Hall and calls for… More Protesters Take To Chicago Streets After Rahm Emanuel Apologizes For Police Scandal

An Officer Has Been Charged With The Murder Of Laquan McDonald. But What About The Cover-Up?

CREDIT: AP PHOTO/CHARLES REX ARBOGAST THINK PROGRESS After the first murder charge against an active-duty Chicago police officer in over three decades, the city’s political establishment is eager to move on. But while Officer Jason Van Dyke could face 20 years or more in prison if convicted of killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald over a year… More An Officer Has Been Charged With The Murder Of Laquan McDonald. But What About The Cover-Up?

400 DAYS IN THE DARK

THE HUFFINGTON POST Video Of Laquan McDonald Shooting Sat In Secret… Cover Up… Reporter Who Forced Video’s Release Barred From News Event… Cop Emptied Pistol And Reloaded… Contradicts Police Narrative… Burger King Security Camera Footage Mysteriously Missing… MORE QUESTIONS: 4 New Videos Released… No Audio… Obama: I’m ‘Deeply Disturbed’… More Protests… 17 YEARS OLD, 16… More 400 DAYS IN THE DARK

10 things you need to know today: April 8, 2015

The Week 1.South Carolina officer charged with murder in man’s death after traffic stop A white North Charleston, South Carolina, police officer in North Charleston, S.C., was charged with murder on Tuesday for fatally shooting a black man in the back as he ran away after a traffic stop. The officer, Michael Slager, had pulled… More 10 things you need to know today: April 8, 2015

10 things you need to know today: February 25, 2015

The Week 1.DOJ decides no civil-rights charge against George Zimmerman The Justice Department said Tuesday that investigators had found “insufficient evidence” to charge George Zimmerman in connection with the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, in 2012. Attorney General Eric Holder said his department would not file federal civil rights charges against… More 10 things you need to know today: February 25, 2015

Health insurance lobby throws over $100m at defeating Obamacare

They really want this President and his policies out… America Blog It’s really hard to imagine what part of “here are millions of new customers for you” they don’t like, but that’s where we are today. Most of us on the left wanted the public option, which the private health insurers hated, but giving in… More Health insurance lobby throws over $100m at defeating Obamacare

Obama Campaign Releases Full 17-Minute, First-Term Documentary

I watched this  video below, live at 8:00 pm last night.  It’s seventeen minutes long but it seemed a lot shorter to me.  Perhaps that’s because I’m in awe of President Obama’s accomplishments, even if they haven’t been acknowledged by “the other side”. You know, in the Black Community, we often say that a Black man or woman… More Obama Campaign Releases Full 17-Minute, First-Term Documentary

VIDEO: WI’s Gov. Scott Walker Meets Occupy Chicago & the People’s Mic…

I’m actually a couple of days late with this report out of Chicago but in my opinion it’s priceless and timeless. This is what Democracy looks like! The Brad Blog Breakfast in America on Thursday, in Chicago, with WI’s Republican Gov. Scott Walker, after Occupiers had recently been rounded up and mass arrested, with the approval… More VIDEO: WI’s Gov. Scott Walker Meets Occupy Chicago & the People’s Mic…