The Killing of Laquan McDonald

Statement by Bernard Cherkasov, CEO of Equality Illinois,
Regarding the Killing of Laquan McDonald

November 25, 2015


We at Equality Illinois are outraged and saddened by the killing of Laquan McDonald. We offer our condolences and support to his family and friends.
As the advocacy voice for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Illinoisans, we stand in solidarity with those in Chicago and Illinois who fight for racial, economic, and social justice. We will continue to engage in focused advocacy, dialogue, and education to end violence against marginalized communities and to ensure lived equality for all people.

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