TITLE

City Council Passes $5.5 Million Burge Torture Reparations

AUTHOR(S)
Bayliss, Deborah
PUB. DATE
May 2015
SOURCE
Chicago Citizen - Hyde Park Edition;5/13/2015, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that reparations have been approved by the Chicago, Illinois City Council for African Americans who were tortured by Jon Burge, former Chicago Police Commander and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) from 1972-1991. Topics discussed include African America L.C. Riley who was tortured by Burge, torture by Burge such as electric shocks to groin and beatings, job training to victims by the Chicago City College and views of city mayor Rahm Emanuel on the same.
ACCESSION #
102769019

 

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