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The Chicago Police Department has a long and troubled history when it comes to policing the Black community. In 2019 alone, cases against dozens of Black men had to be dropped because it was proven multiple officers fabricated evidence in drug arrests. Most recently, the controversy surrounding actor Jussie Smollett ended in prosecutors dropping all…

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The city of Chicago, aka Chiraq, is no stranger to violence that includes random shootings and questionable police shootings. The situation with the Chicago Police Department (CPD) was so bad that the federal government became involved. Because of this, the CPD is under a consent decree and must undergo regular review by the Justice Department…

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LaRoyce Hawkins is humble. The 28-year-old actor is firm in describing himself as “just a kid from Harvey”; however, the millions of viewers who tune in to see him play a cop on “Chicago P.D.” see him a bit differently. Growing up in Harvey, a suburb south of Chicago, wasn’t easy for Hawkins. Like similar…

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Chicago police have killed again. The latest incident occurred on Chicago’s Westside after police were called to calm down a college student who had anger issues. According to reports by Chicago Sun-Times, Quintonio LeGrier, an electrical engineering major, was visiting family while on break from Northern Illinois University. Around 4 a.m. on Dec. 26, LeGrier…

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