MITCHELL: I was reluctant to appear in the “Surviving R. Kelly” documentary because I knew the negative pushback participants would get.
Columnist and Editorial Board Member, Chicago Sun-Times
No one should have to be afraid to come downtown to shop because groups of teenagers are threatening and intimidating people.
Will these women of color be honored for their courage like the white women behind the #MeToo movement? Or will they be condemned by many of us?
As with any political campaign, you’re going to hear some bold promises. It will be more important than ever to listen to what the candidates propose.
If Bill Daley thinks renaming this particular expressway would make African-Americans flock to his campaign, well, he has another thing coming.
Dr. Carl C. Bell is on a mission to prevent fetal alcohol exposure from threatening more African-American births.
Although this wasn’t a case of someone trying to shoot someone, Edward Brown’s actions show he didn’t appreciate the danger.
The tragic deaths of Officers Conrad Gary and Eduardo Marmolejo are a cruel reminder that Chicago police officers are more than men in blue with guns.
The fatal shooting of D’Angelo Bratton-Bland, the student body president at Lincoln University in Missouri, leaves painful questions for loved ones.
African-American women experience “intimate partner violence” at a rate 35 percent higher than white women, according to Justice Bureau statistics.
Despite the #MuteRKelly movement, when his song comes on, otherwise woke people will hit the dance floor like Kelly really is the Pied Piper.
People in online fundraisers seem more willing to give when a person has been killed in a domestic-violence incident than when they’ve been injured.
She sat through the trial, but Flora Suttle’s not an activist or a cop. She was there because her son was shot and killed by a Chicago police officer.
These three Chicago police officers walked into the courtroom with not just the presumption of innocence but also the presumption of privilege.
MITCHELL: I felt sorry for Officer Dora Fontaine, testifying against 3 ex-cops on trial for conspiring to cover up police shooting of Laquan McDonald.