Alex Kotlowitz Sees Hope in Chicago ‘Despite the Bloodshed’

The author discusses his new book, the tragic violence in Chicago, and his love for the city’s “messy vitalities.”Community activist Will Calloway speaks to the press on January 18th, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois, following the sentencing hearing for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for the 2014 murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.Since his 1991…

via Alex Kotlowitz Sees Hope in Chicago ‘Despite the Bloodshed’ — Pacific Standard. Smart Journalism. Real Solutions.

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