7 Places Where Reparations Task Forces Are Moving The Issue Forward

Several municipalities are addressing the legacy of slavery with reparations and are taking a variety of approaches.

Illinois Governor Notes 'White Supremacy Symbol' Connected To Accused July Fourth Mass Shooter

Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to complaints that Chicago shootings don’t receive equal attention as the Highland Park incident.

Evanston, Illinois Selects First Group of Black Residents To Receive Reparations After Decision To Make Cash Payments

The Chicago suburb issued $25,000 payments, which must be used for home purchases, home improvement or mortgage assistance.

Illinois Teen Says He Was Bribed By Cops With McDonald’s Into Confession

Martell Williams, wrongly accused in a shooting, demands a public apology.

New Law Facilitates Removal Of Racist Clauses In Illinois Homeowner Deeds

Racial covenants were once used to keep certain neighborhoods white.

Jelani Day’s Mother, Rev. Jesse Jackson Call For A State Or Federal Investigation Into The Illinois Student’s Death

They rejected the newly released coroner’s autopsy report, which they called ‘insulting.’

Jelani Day’s Mother Clears Up ‘Organ Harvesting’ Misconceptions About Her Son’s Death

Carmen Bolden Day wants the mystery solved.

As Jelani Day’s Family Seeks Justice, Coroners Uncover Gruesome Details

Few details have emerged in the probe of his death.

Evanston, Illinois Approves $10M In Reparations For Black Residents

One member of the council is not happy with the measure.

Watch: Illinois Security Guard Arrested After Punching A Man In Handcuffs

The police quickly reacted and released a statement.

Marcellis Stinnette: Police Shooting Footage Released

The 19-year-old was fatally shot by Waukegan Police.