Saturday, August 15, 2015

Chicago Police Torture Black Inmate

Listen to this moving and infuriating story--
In Episode 55 of Talkin' Socialism, Bill Barclay interviews Darrell Cannon, a survivor of Chicago Commander Jon Burge's torture and frame-up, about how the case against him was reversed, how the campaign for reparations for survivors of Chicago Police torture got started and was won, and what it means for policing in Chicago:

"Lady Law never stands so tall as when she stands on someone's hand."
For background on Burge:

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