Police tell their stories with the #WhyIWearTheBadge hashtag

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Members of theInternational Association of Chiefs of Police met in Chicago this weekend to discuss such topics as “Building Community Trust and Justice” and “Violence Among Young Men of Color: Why It Is Important to Police.” Just outside, #BlackLivesMatters activists, anarchists, and other groups showed their appreciation by chaining themselves together, blocking intersections, holding “die-ins,” […]


Michelle Obama on influence: ‘Write the biggest, fattest check’ you can

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Michelle Obama tells Chicago crowd the best way to influence politics: "write the biggest, fattest check" possible. http://t.co/ESoNDB3ev2 — natasha korecki (@natashakorecki) July 25, 2014 The first lady was headlining a Democratic fundraiser in Chicago, so her instruction to “write the biggest, fattest check” possible was par for the course. The Chicago Sun-Times reports: Mrs. […]


“Enough Is Enough”: Education Investor Denounces Meddling Journalists

A series of Chicago Sun-Times articles have raised questions about Chicago school board member Deborah Quazzo, a prominent education technology investor. Now, Quazzo is saying the newspaper crossed a line. View this image › GSV Advisors founder and managing partner Deborah Quazzo speaks during at the New York Times Schools For Tomorrow Conference. Getty Images […]