The Barbaric Police Tactic Of Hogtying Black People

In September of 2019, Marcus Smith died while in the custody of the Greensboro police department. Smith died after police hogtied him like an animal. Police initially said that Smith was suicided and they were trying to help him. Bodycam video showed the complete opposite. Officers pushed Smith face down on the street and tied a belt around his ankles and attached it to his cuffed hands so tightly his knees were lifted off the pavement. This police tactic is called the “hobble” but is more commonly referred to as hogtying. ……Read More…


Chicago Police Revise Its Search Warrant Policy After Anjanette Young Botched Raid

The City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department revised its policy on how officers conduct search warrants. This comes after bodycam video released last year showed police entering social worker Anjanette Young’s home and handcuffing her as she stood naked. Police had the wrong home and humiliated Young and violated her civil rights even after knowing that they had made a mistake. ……Read More…


Tell The Truth About Police Brutality

Police brutality in this country is not new. Black people have long been the victims of abuse at the hands of law enforcement. But the presence of injustice should not stop us from fighting against it. In this video, I break down the real message cities send to Black people by continuing to allow police brutality. ……Read More…


The Message Police Brutality Sends To Black People

Every time we see a police officer brutalize a Black person, we are reminded once again that Black people are not treated with dignity. Police brutality says to every Black person that you don’t matter. I represent the victims of police brutality to advance the cause of justice and dignity. ……Read More…


CAN I SUE THE POLICE?

As a civil rights attorney in Chicago, you can imagine that I get calls all the time from people wanting to know if they can ……Read More…