His nomination was bitterly contested and denounced by conservative Republicans.
"As we commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the fight for economic and racial justice continues."
Participants came not only to celebrate the life of Dr. King, but also to commit to building a more just and inclusive society.
A grand jury indicted Brian Encinia, the Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, on a perjury charge on Jan. 6.
Governmental agencies have begun tilting toward less incarceration, and more restorative justice and rehabilitation.
Instead of seeking incriminating evidence, McGinty spent months finding three "experts" who never interviewed the police and could only speculate from afar.
"I don't want my child to have died for nothing and I refuse to let his legacy or his name be ignored."
"I don't need all this attention, but I feel like I have to do something good with it, I have to turn my anger into something positive."
Many tied Woods' killing to the national trend in the extrajudicial killings of black youth, and their deaths have placed the use of force against communities of color in the spotlight.
It was announced Tuesday, Dec. 1, that Garry McCarthy was officially fired from his position as Chicago's Chief of Police.