Tag Archives: injustice

TIF 101 – Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIFs)

Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIFs) are a BIG deal in Chicago. How do they work? How many of them are there? How much money are they moving annually? How do TIFs fit into the larger narrative of economic justice in Chicago? We will answer these questions and more with a …

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A MEMOIR ON JUSTICE AND RACE DURING MY SOJOURN IN THE U.S. FEDERAL LEGAL SYSTEM By ALEXANDER OTIS MATTHEWS I was raised both in Washington DC and Farmville Virginia. I attended Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic School and Carroll Catholic High School in Washington DC. I have a BA …

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Troy Davis executed, supporters cry injustice

No gun was ever found, but prosecutors say shell casings were linked to an earlier shooting for which Davis was convicted. Witnesses placed Davis at the crime scene and identified him as the shooter, but several of them have recanted their accounts and some jurors have said they’ve changed their …

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