Making Visible the Lives and Deaths of People in Custody

Illinois Deaths in Custody Project “Those who commit the murders write the reports.”  — Ida B. Wells, Lynch Law In All Its Phases, 1893 In 2017, at least twenty-two people died at Chicago’s Cook County Jail (CCJ). This news is not readily available. Rather, multiple Freedom of Information (FOI) Requests filed by the Illinois Deaths in … Continue reading Making Visible the Lives and Deaths of People in Custody