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‘Chicago Police Torture Archive’ Details 100,000 Pages of Anti-Black Police Brutality

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Between the 1970s and the 1990s, former Chicago police commander Jon Burge headed up a “Midnight Crew” of officers that terrorized the Black population of Chicago’s South Side. Now, a new online archive examines Burge’s legacy of “violence and terror” in depth.

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Kelli María Korducki

Kelli María Korducki

Writer, editor. This is where I post about ideas, strategies, and the joys of making an NYC-viable living as a self-employed creative.