Top Chicago news: Help for blacks, Latinos hit by virus; officer disciplined for flipping off crowd

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By Hoodline - Published on June 10, 2020.

Read on for the most recent top news you may have missed in Chicago.

Officer who gave protesters the middle finger stripped of police powers

A Chicago police officer who flipped off a crowd of protesters has been sent to desk duty.

Read the full story on CNN.

Chicago tackles COVID-19 disparities in hard-hit black and Latinx neighborhoods

The mayor has deployed a Racial Equity Rapid Response Team to fight the disease in black and Latinx neighborhoods. 

Read the full story on NPR.

Cubs planning to create diversity committee

The Chicago Cubs are creating a diversity committee to help improve the organization's standards and practices. 

Read the full story on KGET - TV 17 Bakersfield.

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