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Former Chicago police Officer Van Dyke drops appeal in killing of Laquan McDonald

WBBM All Local

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10 Oct 2020

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Sabreen Ali for Laquan McDonald


We're back from a short hiatus and with us today is none other than Sabreen Ali, a self-published author, host or ‘Moms Who Art’ podcast and founder of Lyrical Plight Press. Today's episode centers around Sabreen's travels through childhood trauma to social isolation --all the ups and downs that led her to discover her identity as a writer. Sabreen and Gaby also acknowledge the lessons Sabreen's learned as a mother and what we must reprimand in our lives to perpetuate Black excellence. 


30 Aug 2020

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Ep 121: 16 Shots: Laquan McDonald

Court Junkie

In October 2014, the shooting death of Laquan McDonald by a Chicago police officer went almost completely unnoticed by the media - at least initially. But after a large settlement was made by the City of Chicago to Laquan McDonald’s family, journalists started asking questions. Pretty soon, the details of what happened would be revealed, and Officer Jason Van Dyke would be charged with murder. Sponsors in this episode:- Talkspace - Go to talkspace.com or download the app and use promo code COURT to get $100 off your first month.- Ritual - Visit ritual.com/COURT to get 10% off during your first three months.- Policygenius - Policygenius makes finding the right home insurance a breeze. In minutes you can compare quotes from the top insurers to find your best price. Visit policygenius.com.- Madison Reed - Get 10% off plus free shipping on your first Color Kit when you go to Madison-Reed.com and use code COURT. - NetSuite - Receive your FREE guide – “Seven Actions Businesses Need to Take Now” and schedule your FREE Product Tour - at NetSuite.com/COURT.This episode was researched and written by Sara Yonker. Please consider supporting Court Junkie with as little as $3 a month via Patreon.com/CourtJunkie to receive ad-free episodes. Help support Court Junkie with $6 a month and get access to bonus monthly episodes.Follow me on Twitter @CourtJunkiePod or Instagram at CourtJunkie.

1hr 5mins

3 Aug 2020

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Laquan McDonald


Alysa discusses the police shooting of 17-year-old, Laquan McDonald, in Chicago 2014 including the events, the suppressed dash cam footage, political firestorm, and cover-up. All sources are located in show notes and any images will be posted on Instagram. Email Alysa! Tell her all about the case that has stuck with you! = fataliteaspod@gmail.com Follow Fataliteas on Social Media! Facebook = https://www.facebook.com/fataliteaspod/ Instagram = https://www.instagram.com/fataliteaspod/ Twitter = https://twitter.com/fataliteaspod Fataliteas Theme Song! SuZen Marie and Jeffrey Lynn / Contact: martinihill3@gmail.com Drinks from this Episode! Tea Drops’ Chocolate Early Grey = https://www.myteadrop.com/products/chocolateearlgreytea Media Discussed or Recommended! 16 Shots (doc) = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsuSZfCiiCE 16 Shots (track by 16 Shots) = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KPWXOAYlgOc Fatal Affair = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_weFSPgHYBY The Kissing Booth 2 = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjVonI2oVeM Sources from this Episode! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_Laquan_McDonald https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/laquan-mcdonald/ct-graphics-laquan-mcdonald-officers-fired-timeline-htmlstory.html https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/07/19/laquan-mcdonald-4-chicago-cops-fired-over-teens-fatal-shooting/1775352001/ https://neiuindependent.org/16875/news/examining-chicagos-history-of-police-brutality-the-laquan-mcdonald-cover-up/ https://www.cnn.com/2019/10/10/us/chicago-inspector-general-laquan-mcdonald-shooting/index.html https://www.insider.com/16-chicago-officers-involved-2014-laquan-mcdonald-cover-up-2019-10 https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/19/us/chicago-police-fired-laquan-mcdonald.html https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-chicago-laquan-mcdonald-20180916-story.html https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/xwe784/heres-how-chicago-cops-really-covered-up-the-murder-of-laquan-mcdonald https://www.themarshallproject.org/records/2239-laquan-mcdonald https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/chicagos-rotten-system/2015/11/25/500dcaa6-93b1-11e5-a2d6-f57908580b1f_story.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-lessons-we-have-to-learn-from-the-laquan-mcdonald-verdict/2018/10/06/a8966896-c990-11e8-b1ed-1d2d65b86d0c_story.html https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/10/10/20908387/laquan-mcdonald-inspector-general-report-jason-van-dyke https://apnews.com/6bbd38bec6ff4f8e9e54c43fe7a16300 https://www.chicagotribune.com/opinion/editorials/ct-chicago-cop-shooting-video-release-laquan-mcdonald-20151124-story.html https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/city-records-show-officer-in-laquan-mcdonald-shooting-had-previous-complaints/1989540/ https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2015/11/18/us/chicago-police-complaints.html https://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/19/us/few-complaints-against-chicago-police-result-in-discipline-data-shows.html https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/chi-chicago-shootings-violence-20141021-story.html https://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/shot-laquan-mcdonald-emotionless-court-arrival-article-1.2445077 https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-34917287 https://www.cnn.com/2015/11/30/opinions/louis-rahm-emanuel-chicago-shooting/ https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2015/02/laquan-mcdonald-shooting-a-recently-obtained-autopsy-report-on-the-dead-teen-complicates-the-chicago-police-departments-story.html https://invisible.institute/news/2014/laquan-mcdonald https://www.chicagotribune.com/ct-jason-van-dyke-indictment-document-20151216-htmlstory.html https://www.chicagotribune.com/columns/eric-zorn/ct-perspec-zorn-laquan-mcdonald-documentary-jason-van-dyke-showtime-20190613-story.html https://abcnews.go.com/US/takeaways-scathing-department-justice-report-chicago-policing/story?id=44757551 https://www.npr.org/2017/01/13/509722770/doj-report-on-chicago-police-finds-pattern-of-excessive-force https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-cop-charged-in-laquan-mcdonald-murder-tied-to-another-police-involved-shooting/ http://inthesetimes.com/article/18729/laquan-mcdonald-rahm-emanuel-emails-foia https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/daily-southtown/ct-sta-kadner-chicago-tasers-st-1211-20151210-column.html https://www.chicagoreader.com/Bleader/archives/2015/11/27/rahm-couldve-been-the-hero-in-the-mcdonald-shooting http://www.chicagomag.com/Chicago-Magazine/January-2019/Kim-Foxx-Wants-to-Tell-You-a-Story/ https://www.salon.com/control/2015/12/02/rahm_emanuels_nixon_moment/ https://genius.com/Vic-mensa-16-shots-lyrics https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/breaking/ct-university-of-chicago-gun-threat-met-20151130-story.html https://news.wttw.com/2019/11/27/jason-van-dyke-being-held-maryland-facility

1hr 24mins

28 Jul 2020

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Episode 40: Justice For Yasime Jackson and Laquan McDonald

Bruh Issa Murder

This week we cover the brutal and racial motivated stabbing of Joe Jackson Granddaughter Yasmine. We also discuss the life and murder of Laquan Mcdonald, a teenage boy who was shot by police 16 times. Musical Feature: On My Vibe by Nameless Servant Merch, Social media, and more here: https://linktr.ee/BruhissamurderSupport this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/bruh-issa-murder/exclusive-contentAdvertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


12 Jul 2020

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The Murder Of Laquan McDonald


Again back this week in Chi-town. Unfortunately with recent events we are no stranger to a story like this. In 2014, 17 year old Laquan Mcdonald was shot by Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke 16 times in the back. It was caught on camera, only to be released to the public after a court order demand! Years later an officer is in prison but has anything really changed?? Help me in making others see the change! Don't let this story go unnoticed...like so many others!--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tuesdays-with-trisha/support


23 Jun 2020

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The Laquan McDonald Saga - Part 2


In this episode N'DIGO Studio continues its discussion about the brutal murder of black Chicago teen Laquan McDonald and the issues this horrific incident raises. We are joined again by Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston - The Coalition For A New Chicago, and Pastor Marvin Hunter - Laquan McDonald's great uncle.  We discuss what could motivate police officers to commit such crimes against black people. We explore the inherently racist laws that exist within our legal system that allow events like Laquan’s murder and other racially motivated crimes to take place.  Rev. Livingston explains why he is working to encourage politicians to not vote for the current FOP (Fraternal Order of Police) contract and instead work towards a contract that supports black people and represents them in the right way. We discuss how changing the FOP contract here in Chicago would send a message to the country at large and hopefully inspire just reform on a national scale. We explore practical steps that we can take to work towards a more fair and just legal system. We discuss the history of oppression against black people as it relates to the legal systems that operate in the United States of America. In order to influence change it needs to start with education and political action.  N'DIGO STUDIO, making talk real again! Guests Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston - The Coalition For A New Chicago Coalition For A New Chicago Threaten O'Hare Protest Pastor Marvin Hunter - Laquan McDonald's Great Uncle Rev. Marvin Hunter: "The Never Really Gave Their Condolences" Executive Producer - N'DIGO Studio Audio Director - Erik Hammond - Clear Vision Multi Media Producer - Joi Mitchell Audio Editor - Scott Stronach - Soundmind Editing Sponsors ComEd Seize The Awkward


21 Feb 2020

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The Laquan McDonald Saga : Change. Shift. Positioning. Part 1


In this episode N'DIGO Studio discusses the brutal murder of black Chicago teen Laquan McDonald by white police officer Jason Van Dyke. Our guests on this episode are Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston - The Coalition For A New Chicago, and Pastor Marvin Hunter - Laquan McDonald's great uncle. On October 20th, 2014, officer Jason Van Dyke shot 17 year old Laquan McDonald 16 times in the back. The subsequent reaction from the local community and the media led to Chicago getting a new Police Superintendent, a new States Attorney and a new Mayor. Rev. Livingston explains his experiences and involvement with the peaceful marches that took place following Laquan McDonald's murder. Rev. Livingston breaks down how the former Mayor of Chicago attempted to withhold the footage of Laquan McDonald’s murder and why this was wrong. We touch on the systemic racial discrimination that had existed in our political and social systems for years and years. Pastor Marvin Hunter explains how he was able to maintain a calm and peaceful perspective in the light of his nephew's murder. Pastor Hunter explains how he is working to peacefully change the moral and legal issues that allow situations like Laquan McDonald's murder to occur. Join us as we discuss the case and the broader topics of urban violence and systemic oppression. N'DIGO STUDIO, making talk real again! Guests Rev. Gregory Seal Livingston - The Coalition For A New Chicago Coalition For A New Chicago Threaten O'Hare Protest Pastor Marvin Hunter - Laquan McDonald's Great Uncle Rev. Marvin Hunter: "The Never Really Gave Their Condolences" Executive Producer - N'DIGO Studio Audio Director - Erik Hammond - Clear Vision Multi Media Producer - Joi Mitchell Audio Editor - Scott Stronach - Soundmind Editing Sponsors ComEd Seize The Awkward


12 Feb 2020

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16 gunshots caught on secret tapes kept hidden. The Laquan McDonald Story

Crime Stories with Nancy Grace

Chicago officer, Jason Van Dyke, fires 16 shots at teenager and robbery suspect Laquan McDonald, killing him in the streets of Chicago. Can an officer on duty be charged with murder? Nancy has the details on the shooting, the video that emerged, and the latest in the case.ANDAspiring Hollywood star, 25-year-old Adea Shabani, leaves her apartment never to be seen alive again. Her body is discovered a month later, hundreds of miles from home. The main suspect is her boyfriend, Christopher Spotz.Nancy's expert panel weighs in:Kenya Johnson:  Atlanta prosecutorDr. Patricia Saunders:  Clinical PsychologistDr. Kris Sperry:      Retired Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Georgia  David Mack:   Syndicated Radio HostDr. William Morrone: Deputy Medical Examiner in Bay County Michigan  Ashley Willcott:  Juvenile Court Judge & Trial AttorneyJoseph Scott Morgan: Forensics expert,Dr. Caryn Stark:  Pshycologist Leigh Egan:  Crimeonline.com investigative reporterSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


4 Jun 2019

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Speaking of Racism: Laquan McDonald: Remembrance and Lament

Ooh, She’s Speaking

Join Jen and Noah as they talk about the Laquan McDonald verdict, Chicago, and Policing.


13 Feb 2019