We take a look inside the “Citizens Police Data Project”and how it could make the Chicago Police Department more accountable to the public. Plus world renowned Rabbi Jonathan Sacks tackles the issue of violence carried out in the name of religion. And we’ve got another installment of our series My Life in Three Songs with Sound Opinions co-host Jim DeRogatis. Plus the Reverend Jesse Jackson shares his thoughts on racial tensions, student protests and the power of a football team at the University of Missouri.
Longtime civil rights activist Rev. Willie Barrow was an organizer for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. She marched on Washington and Selma in the ‘60s — and for decades, worked to stem gun violence in Chicago.
“When we met some weeks ago, he felt the need to get medical supervision,” Jackson Sr. said. “He was very weakened and we got that. He's now under medical supervision. He is regaining his strength and that part will be left to him and the doctors to describe at the appropriate time.”
Organizers of a protest march during next month’s NATO summit in Chicago are adding a powerful voice to their ranks. Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., is backing the walk to McCormick Place, where some 50 heads of state will hold their two-day meeting.