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Police Assault Students After Protest at Chicago's Loyola University

Students at Loyola University in Chicago are protesting the racial profiling and assault of two students of color by campus police following a demonstration on February 24 -- and demanding that the university be held accountable for the actions of its officers and the climate that led to the brutality.

This was a blatant act of racism and brutality by a university whose own officials watched and did nothing to prevent the police assault, let alone step in to protect the students.  Read more.

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