Black People Politics : Morning Spin: African-American aldermen offer list of demands on Chicago police misconduct

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  1. Liberty

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    Morning Spin: African-American aldermen offer list of demands on Chicago police misconduct

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    Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield.

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    It's Thursday, Dec. 10, the day after Mayor Rahm Emanuel apologized for the Laquan McDonald shooting that happened on his watch.

    A few hours after Emanuel's speech, the Chicago City Council Black Caucus put out a list of demands on police accountability. Topping that list: "CPD must stop shooting people in the back." That was a reference to the Ronald Johnson shooting, which is the subject of a lawsuit.


    The group also wants "full and serious consideration" of an African-American as the city's new police superintendent.

    The aldermen, who spoke along with the Rev. Jesse Jackson, assigned some blame to themselves as well.
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    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/...nuel-laquan-mcdonald-1210-20151209-story.html
     
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    Also you should be a part of those ongoing protests in your neck of woods chitown posters...

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