“The group, Chicago Torture Justice Memorials, is now calling on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to fund construction of the memorial, under reparations legislation passed by the City Council four years ago.
The group has no cost estimate yet and has not settled on a location, except that it should be somewhere on the South Side, where Burge and his detectives are accused of torturing confessions out of more than 100 men, many of them black, between early 1972 and late 1991.”
How many more memorials before we actually address the issue?
Lightfoot is pressed to fund memorial for police torture victims under Jon Burge
A group that is pushing for a memorial to honor the victims of Jon Burge has picked a design.