The Daily Northwestern

Closson: Expand criminal justice reform, activism beyond policing

Troy Closson, Opinion Editor

November 14, 2017

Growing up, my parents consistently talked to my younger brother and me about the realities of being black men in this country and the importance of being aware of our actions. I still remember in eighth grade when they sat us...

Author Matt Taibbi talks police brutality, Eric Garner at Chicago Humanities Festival event

Alison Albelda, Reporter

October 30, 2017

New York Times bestselling-author Matt Taibbi discussed racial tensions and civilian-police interactions in Cahn Auditorium on Saturday as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. About 600 people attended the event, which...