Chicago Police officers gear up outside Lincoln Park High School during a protest demanding CPS divest from the Chicago Police Department on June 4, 2020.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

School Where Cops Were Caught On Video Dragging Student Down Stairs Votes To Keep Its Officers

Chicago schools like Marshall, Kenwood and Corliss are voting to keep cops in schools despite nationwide calls to remove officers from campuses.

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Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale Primary category in which blog post is published

Art West Freedom Fest Begins Sunday, Showcasing West Side Talent

The festival will feature artists, performers and entrepreneurs to showcase creative opportunities on the West Side.

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As Chicago Makes Headway On School Council Transparency, Some Say It Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CPS pledged to centrally track basic meeting information on cops in schools votes, but they aren't collecting meeting times or links to virtual meetings that are essential to public participation.