McCarthy breaks city’s long-standing racial barriers: Mitchell
By MARY MITCHELL November 6, 2013 7:06PM
Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) | Sun-Times files
Updated: December 9, 2013 10:35AM
At a recent hearing on the city’s budget, sparks flew when Ald. Jason Ervin (28th) accused Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy of not promoting enough African-Americans.
It’s fighting a negative perception that has given criminals an edge in the neighborhoods that need policing the most.