The city’s police force has come under new scrutiny in recent days, after two more people — a 19-year-old man and a 55-year-old woman — were shot and killed by police.
It’s been a tumultuous few months for parts of Chicago. Parents are doing their best to help their children understand what’s happening and how their families and communities can move forward.
Days after a video was released showing a white police officer killing a 17-year-old black man, protesters in Chicago turned out to disrupt traffic and shopping on Black Friday.
Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times in October of 2014, after he refused to follow officers’ instructions as he walked down a street with a knife.