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Chicago OKs $5.5M in Reparations for Police Torture Victims

DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s leaders took a step Wednesday typically reserved for nations trying to make amends for slavery or genocide, agreeing to pay $5.5 million in reparations to the mostly African-American victims of the city’s notorious police torture scandal and to teach schoolchildren about one of the most shameful chapters […]