The Civil Rights Corner

The Civil Rights Corner is a blog dedicated to providing readers with information and insightful commentary about today's pressing civil rights and police accountability issues. Knowing your rights when dealing with law enforcement can be the difference between you being arrested and keeping your freedom.

Chicago’s School-To-Prison Pipeline Problem Is Real

Chicago has school to prison pipeline problem. Illinois spends more to incarcerate black students than it does to educate them. ……Read More…

When We See Them: The Importance Of Knowing Your Rights When Dealing With The Police

Many times the police go beyond what the law allows them to do and our civil rights end up being violated. That’s why it’s important to know and use your rights to fight back against police misconduct. ……Read More…

Stop & Frisks Or Unlawful Police Harassment?

Stop and frisks have been found to be unconstitutional and disproportionately affect Black and Hispanic citizens. ……Read More…

The Supreme Court Just Made It Easier For The Police To Arrest You For Recording Them

The Supreme Court has ruled that as long as the police had some reason to arrest you, it doesn’t matter what their real motives were. ……Read More…

Chicago Police Use More Force Against Black Residents Even Though They Resisted Less Than Whites, Says New Report

A new report shows that Chicago Police use more force against Black citizens even though they resisted less than Whites. ……Read More…

Can I Sue The Police For Abuse?

The law allows for you to sue the police when your rights are violated. Learn how. ……Read More…

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