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Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Quits

The Chicago police detective who fatally shot 22-year-old Rekia Boyd after firing into a crowd…

Chicago Police Superintendent Moves to Fire Cop in Rekia Boyd Shooting

Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy has moved to fire Detective Dante Servin for fatally wounding…

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Board Recommends Firing for Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd

A board that reviews allegations of misconduct by Chicago police officers recommended Wednesday that an…

Five Other Black Lives That Mattered

Families Who Lost Loved Ones to Police Violence Before Michael Brown

The 32 months that elapsed between Martin’s death and Brown’s were an incubation period—a time…

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[OFFICER INVOLVED]No Justice for Rekia Boyd

On Sunday, a 33-year-old man died while in police custody on the north side of…

Officer Who Killed Rekia Boyd Not Guilty of All Charges, Judge Rules

Cop Who Killed Rekia Boyd Found Not Guilty

A judge's verdict clearing an off-duty Chicago Police detective in the shooting death of 22-year-old…

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Trial for Officer Charged With Manslaughter in Death of Rekia Boyd Begins

Rekia Boyd's life was cut short by the "reckless" actions of an off-duty Chicago Police…

[ENOUGH] Black Girls: Caught in the Crossfire

The deaths of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton and 6-month-old Jonylah Watkins within a two-month span invite us…

Outrage Fatigue and the Death of Chavis Carter

Trayvon Martin was never the only ‘Trayvon Martin.’ According to a report produced by the Malcolm…

YET ANOTHER VICTIM:Rekia Boyd Killed by Off-Duty Officer

If you follow the news closely, it’s easy to catch tragedy fatigue. While the country…