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Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Lower Standards

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein on July 7 2009, 12:00PM

A Chicago Reporter analysis shows that the quality of Black seniors’ nursing home care is drastically behind that of white seniors

Topics: Health

Book Review: The Race Beat

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein on March 11 2009, 12:00PM

The civil rights movement produced a series of iconic images. The 43-year-old Rosa Parks sitting alone in a bus in Montgomery.  Elizabeth Eckford surrounded by an angry mob in Little Rock, Arkansas.  The valiant James Merideth writhing on the ground after…

Topics: Arts & Culture

Missed Signals

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein on November 4 2007, 12:00PM

The Chicago Reporter found that 45 percent of Chicago police officers named in wrongful death suits have had multiple lawsuits against them but receive minimal internal discipline.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Killed by the Cops

by Jeff Kelly Lowenstein on November 4 2007, 12:00PM

In a joint national investigation, ColorLines and The Chicago Reporter found that Blacks are overrepresented and Latinos a rising number of those fatally shot by police.

Topics: Criminal Justice