Illinois

IL Officer Shot and Killed a Black Man who had Detained an Active Shooter

In November 2018 an Illinois police officer shot and killed a black man who had detained an active shooter.

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Chicago Police Baited Low Income Black Residents to Theft Charges

In August 2018 Chicago police participated in a sting using a bait truck filled with expensive shoes in a low income predominately black neighborhood.

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IL Lesbian, Aged 70, Abused in Home Care Facility

In February 2018 a 70 year old lesbian woman in Illinois released a video announcing her lawsuit against a home care facility for failing to protect her against homophobic abuse.

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Couple Files False Report of Mugging by Black Men

In December 2017 in Illinois a couple filed a false police report claiming to have been mugged by three black men.

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Trans Woman in an Illinois Prison Experienced Abuse at the Hands of Correctional Officers

A trans woman in an Illinois prison experienced abuse at the hands of correctional officers.

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IL Man Verbally Assaulted with Racial Slurs, References to Slavery

In June 2017 a man used aggressive racial slurs against a black man in an Illinois coffee shop.

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