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Activists Hold Discussion On Combating Police Violence On Anniversary Of Laquan McDonald's Death

Friday marks the third anniversary of the shooting death of Laquan McDonald. Activists are set to mark the day with a discussion on combating police violence against African-American men. 

In the three years since 17-year-old Laquan McDonald’s death, Charles Preston says the way police continue to deal with young African-American men is troubling. Preston’s organizing a discussion Friday night on police accountability as well as spotlighting Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s handled the release of a video of the shooting. 

The discussion begins at 7 p.m. at Progressive Baptist Church on the South Side.

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