Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

The Chicago Sun-Times Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:48
Natalie Moore: Public policy created racial disparities in sentencing for cocaine and crack. Now, compassion is the guiding policy for heroin.
Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

Natalie Moore: Heroin policies reveal racism of drug laws

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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 21:31

Democrats elect Perez party chairman on second ballot

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The National Democratic Committee has chosen former U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez to lead the party. He beat Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison in a close round of voting Saturday in Atlanta. Perez, the first Latino to hold the post, has a big job ahead of him, with the GOP controlling...
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 18:50

Syrian who worked on nominated film can't attend Oscars

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Syrian cinematographer Khaled Khateeb was going to be at tomorrow's Oscars in hopes of seeing the documentary he worked on win in the category Best Documentary Short. But he's not being allowed into the country.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 18:18

Brown: They just want to go to the bathroom

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Meet Tanvi Sheth and Monica James. They just want to be treated like everyone else, writes columnist Mark Brown. "When they go to the bathroom, they’re not trying to make a political statement or get a sneak peek. They use the bathroom for the same reason the rest of us...
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 17:42

CPS privacy breach bared confidential student information

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Birth dates, medical conditions and other confidential information about Chicago Public Schools students was kept on unsecured web documents that anyone could see - until Sun-Times reporter Lauren FitzPatrick asked officials about the apparent privacy breach.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 17:02

Trump grabs credit for economy, bashes media in Saturday Tweets

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President Donald Trump was back on Twitter this morning, commenting on the national debt, raucous town halls, the stock market and journalists.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 14:28

Buehrle 'blown away' by White Sox honor

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As the 11th Sox player to have his number retired, Mark Buehrle is blown away by the honor.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 13:40

No regrets, no looking back: La Stella present and accounted for

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Tommy La Stella is excited to be back with the Cubs, but he isn't assured a spot on the Opening Day roster.
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The new-look Bulls roster passed their first test in overtime win

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Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler led the Bulls to an OT victory over the Suns, overcoming a 13-point deficit. Newly acquired Cameron Payne remains eager to learn.
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The Chicago Sun-Times Sat, 02/25/2017 - 04:52

Police raids net 81 arrests and 12 guns — including a machine gun

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At a news conference detailing the operation, Supt. Eddie Johnson said police focused on “the underlying source of crime in these areas: the sale of narcotics.”Sam Charles reports.
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