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Derrion Albert

Chicago, Obama, the Olympics, and the Murder of Derrion Albert

Kevin Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Kevin Powell

Chicago does not deserve the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. What the people of Chicago deserve is a domestic Marshall Plan -- an action agenda that will, once and for all, deal with the city's problems.

White House Sending Officials To Chicago Over Teen's Fatal Beating

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is sending Attorney General Eric Holder and Education Secretary Arne Duncan to Chicago next week to discuss ...

Another Teen Critically Beaten In Chicago

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 14-year-old boy is in critical condition after police say he was chased down and beaten by a mob of other teens in the Edgewater neighborhood, in an...

White House Reacts To Teen's Fatal Beating

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said the beating death of 16-year-old honor student Derrion Albert was discussed at President Obama's morning meeti...

Derrion Albert Beating Death: 4 Teens Charged With Murder

AP | KAREN HAWKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Cell phone footage showing a group of teens viciously kicking and striking a 16-year-old honors student with splintered railroad ties ...

Murder Charges Filed In Teen's Taped Beating Death

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: Four teenagers have been charged with first-degree murder in Derrion Albert's beating death. Silvanus Shannon, 19, Eugene Riley, 18, and Eric...

Derrion Albert, 16, Beaten To Death In 'Mob Action'

Chicago Breaking News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Family and friends believe 16-year-old Derrion Albert was beaten to death by other teens because he resisted joining a gang that was forming near Feng...