Unpacking historical significance of reparations for Chicago torture victims

Unpacking historical significance of reparations for Chicago torture victims

Outgoing city council members will vote May 6 on the proposed reparations ordinance for torture victims at the hands of disgraced former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge. If passed, the $5.5 million reparations package will be the first of its kind in the nation. Joining us with details is Martha Biondi, chair of the Department of African American Studies at Northwestern University and a member of the Chicago Torture Justice Memorials Project.