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Everyone in the court stands before the entrance of the jury during the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke (L), for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., September 20, 2018. Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/Pool via REUTERS - RC1B80F26E50
Race central to Chicago case, even if jury doesn’t hear it

The issue of race permeates the Laquan McDonald case, from concerns that releasing video of the shooting would ignite racial tensions in a city with a long history of troubled police relationships with minority communities, to protests after it was…

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