Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks at a press conference where he addressed issues related to the city's murder rate and the city's Sanctuary City policy on January 25, 2017, in Chicago.

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel Puts Climate Change Data Trump's EPA Dumped on His City's Website

 “The Trump Administration can attempt to erase decades of work from scientists and federal employees on the reality of climate change, but burying your head in the sand doesn’t erase the problem,” Emanuel said in a statement.

7 Chicago Cops Implicated in Alleged Cover-Up of Laquan McDonald Shooting

Chicago Police Department Superintendent Eddie Johnson recommended that they be fired for filing false reports that contradict the infamous video of former officer Jason Van Dyke killing McDonald.

Hundreds of protestors sit in the street

Paul O'Neal Police Shooting Protests in 7 Photos

Activists took to the streets of Chicago to protest police violence that caused the death of the unarmed Black teenager.

Chicago Officials Release 101 Videos Documenting Alleged Officer Violence

Independent Police Review Authority chief Sharon Fairley: “It has been clear that we all agree that there’s a lack of trust and that increased transparency is essential to rebuilding that trust.”

Rahm Emanuel Will Disband Chicago's Police Authority, Create Civilian Body to Oversee System

“The new board will give a voice to Chicago residents whose lives are affected daily by police practices.”

REPORT: Chicago Police Dept Has Long History of Racism

Police Accountability Task Force: “Our recommendations are intended to be responsive to the people, empower the people and to specifically identify a range of changes that are essential to building trust, accountability and lasting change.”

10 Tweets That Capture Chicago Teachers' #FightForFunding From the Inside

The Chicago Teachers Union and allies marched and rallied today to protest a new round of budget cuts they say will further tax the already stressed public school district. 

#ByeAnita: Chicago Voters Oust State's Attorney Anita Alvarez

Challenger Kim Foxx beat out incumbent Alvarez—who infamously waited a full year to indict the Chicago Police officer who killed Laquan McDonald—for the Democratic nomination in Cook County.

You Need to Watch Vic Mensa Perform '16 Shots' at #JUSTICEFORFLINT

Mensa premiered the song—named for the number of times Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke shot Laquan McDonald—at Blackout for Human Rights’ #JUSTICEFORFLINT event. 

READ: Jamilah King's Poignant Analysis of Black Women's Political Agency

King draws on her own experience with gun violence and police neglect.

SURVEY: American Mayors in Favor of Policing Reforms—With Reservations

While they support body cameras and independent investigations, they cite worries about how policies will be implemented.

Update: Video Released of Black Teen Fatally Shot by Chicago Police

Cedrick Chatman, shot by cops in 2013, was unarmed and running away from officers, according to multiple witnesses. A federal judge allowed footage of the incident to be released to the public.

Leaked E-mails Reveal More Alarming Aspects of the Laquan McDonald Video Coverup

A new report from The Daily Beast cites e-mails between city lawyers and a representative of Laquan McDonald’s family that show that Rahm Emanuel knew what was on the grisly video and that the city tried to force the McDonald estate to keep it confidential as a condition of a $5 million settlement.

Chicago Mayor Met With '16 Shots!' Chant During School Visit

Some students at Urban Prep Charter Academy adopted a common protest chant when Rahm Emanuel dropped in to promote a new initiative aimed at mentoring young people of color.

Chicago Mayor Apologizes for Laquan McDonald’s Slaying. The People Are Not Interested

Not only did Rahm Emanuel’s speech spark more calls for his resignation, but a state rep introduced legislation to allow for his recall.

Chicago Top Cop Fired, Nation Asks: Who Else Covered Up Laquan McDonald’s Death?

Critics said it’s not enough and call for Chicago mayor to step down, too, via #ResignRahm tweets.

WATCH: The First Trailer for Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq'

The first trailer for Spike Lee’s hotly anticipated new film will shock and awe. 

Spike Lee On Rahm Emanuel: 'He's The Bully'

The acclaimed director says the legendarily-aggressive Chicago mayor tried to intimidate him into changing the title of his upcoming film, “Chiraq” because it would hurt tourism.