Hundreds pack Lincoln Square for peaceful BLM protest

By Yousef Nasser Medill Reports On Sunday, hundreds of people packed Lincoln Square to protest police brutality against unarmed black men and women. Photo at top: A female protester holds a sign that says “Black Lives Matter” as she rides past a crowd of protesters in Lincoln Square. (Yousef Nasser/MEDILL)

Michigan high school students offer free virtual tutoring amid COVID-19 pandemic

By Bre’onna Richardson Medill Reports High school students from International Academy in Bloomfield, Michigan are offering free online tutoring and reading programs so that no student gets left behind. Their ultimate goal is to solve educational inequality. You can visit the group’s website here. You can also visit their Instagram page at @helpinghandssfs. Photo at […]

Maine police officer, Brunswick resident speak on local demonstrations

By Dave Peck Medill Reports The state of Maine is almost 95% white. The town of Brunswick is roughly 90% white. But in the wake of George Floyd, protests have appeared around the country, regardless of demographic. This week, I spoke with Felix Abongo, a participant at last week’s protest, as well as a local […]