How Communities in Chicago Are Combating Rising Gun Violence Amid COVID-19 2020-07-23

July 23, 2020

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How Communities in Chicago Are Combating Rising Gun Violence Amid COVID-19

Overall crime is down in Chicago, but homicides and shootings have increased by nearly 50 percent compared to the same time period last year. How are communities handling the increase?

The Militarization of the Police Continues Mostly Unimpeded

The Senate rejected a proposal on Tuesday to end a program that supplies police departments with surplus military equipment.

The Border Patrol Has Been Policing U.S. Cities for Years

The Trump administration wants to deploy the DHS officers to different cities around the country.

The Push for More Latino Representation in Journalism

Earlier this week, Latino journalists at the Los Angeles Times sent an open letter to leadership demanding better newsroom representation.