Joshua Adams, a Chicago-based journalist, said residents on the South Side equate more police to more surveillance, direct or indirect harassment, tickets, and tension with law enforcement.
Six people were shot in Chicago on Wednesday during a vigil for a homicide victim.
The President tweeted that Windy City officials better fix the "horrible 'carnage'" or the federal government will step in.
Sasha Obama was noticeably absent during President Obama's final speech on Tuesday. According to reports, she was studying for an exam.
The four individuals accused of kidnapping and attacking a special needs teen in Chicago will not receive bond.
A BLM activist plans to open a youth training center in Chicago. Fundraising is underway.
President Obama will give his final speech on January 10 at McCormick Place, the same place he celebrated his 2012 presidential win.
According to police officials, there were 27 shootings that left 12 individuals dead and 48 others wounded.
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After over nine hours of meeting Republican and Democratic leaders in the state could not devise a concrete plan for a repeal.