The Daily Northwestern

Trayvon Martin’s mother speaks at Northwestern about activism

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 6, 2014

More than two years after Trayvon Martin's death, his mother, Sybrina Fulton, spoke Tuesday at Northwestern about her work to create positive change after her son's death. “To me, Trayvon was used as a symbol to bring...

Chicago resident sues Evanston over traffic stops

Ciara McCarthy, Managing Editor

April 10, 2014

A Chicago man is suing Evanston and several of its police officers, alleging that the officers stopped his car without cause twice while he was driving through Evanston. Chicago resident Richard Jackson filed the Illinois...

Greenwell appeals dismissal of racial profiling lawsuit

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

March 7, 2014

A Northwestern professor’s son appealed a federal judge's decision Wednesday in the racial profiling case the teenager brought against an Evanston police officer. Judge Daniel Martin granted the officer’s motion for summary judgm...