Gina Best said there are no words to describe her devastating grief after her daughter was shot and killed in a hail of bullets.
In the midst of the bureaucratic uproar, citizens are gearing up to vote at the Cook County State's Attorney election on March 15.
Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.
"Fire Chief Suhr!" said activists. "Independent Investigation! And charge these cops with murder!"
A grand jury indicted Brian Encinia, the Texas state trooper who arrested Sandra Bland, on a perjury charge on Jan. 6.
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."
A mistrial was declared in the trial of Baltimore police officer, William Porter, who was charged in connection with Gray's death.
"He was not committing a dangerous act. We're tired of the SFPD killing black people."
"As more reporters do their homework about the circumstances surrounding the video, it looks like it was concealed because of its potential impact on, yes, Chicago politics."