adding because of this tweet (on top of many other chicago ness es):
@deray(MUST READ) The Other Laquan McDonalds: More Questionable Killings by Chicago Policethedailybeast.com/articles/2015/…
Laquan McDonald was one of 19 men killed by the Chicago Police Department last year. As national media turns its attention to the city following the release of video showing McDonald being killed in what prosecutors say was an act of first-degree murder by Officer Jason Van Dyke, the 18 other homicides will go uncovered.[..]In all, it took 109 Chicago police bullets to kill McDonald, Robinson, and the other 17 men, a Daily Beast review of autopsy reports found.
honan square – guantánamo of chicago..?
Chicago’s Arts and Culture Community Matters
dec 2015 – quotes from Malcolm London
on the need for re imagination at the root
we have a larger problem than just one superintendent
not just changing the face of an already failing system
i’ve been organizing in this city for the last 6 yrs
there’s only one kind of activist…. that’s one that wants to see the world change… we need as many solutions as possible
let’s do this first: free art-ists.
C-Lab Project – P2P Foundation https://t.co/L8Zgqno7AF
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/mbauwens/status/673731362407456768
More than 120 kids who are 15 years old or younger have been shot, 22 fatally, in Chicago so far this year, including this 15 year old newspaper boy. This. Is. Outrageous. We need to end the senseless killing of our children in Chicago immediately. https://t.co/4EEAop2EPe
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/CovHousePrez/status/942927124154941440
Charlene Carruthers (@CharleneCac) tweeted at 8:29 PM – 6 Jul 2018 :
The Chicago Police Department is a violent street gang. https://t.co/VxA8B8hY65 (http://twitter.com/CharleneCac/status/1015422551919595520?s=17)
Commentary: Healing Chicago will take authentic listening by all of us https://t.co/HSvxMo442y
Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/tenygross/status/1294250184248045573
To bring about healing, to begin the process of recovery, to live this value of resiliency begins with authentic listening. Before listening to the headlines that sensationalize looting, listen to the story of the Englewood resident. Before listening to the voices who want to diagnose the “problems” of the South and West sides, listen to the stories of elders and youth who are proud of their neighborhoods.
what we (all of us) need is a means to undo our hierarchical listening to self/others/nature