How Parking Ticket Debt Punishes Black Drivers In Chicago; The Best Illinois Movies

March 16, 2018
 

Left: Laqueanda Reneau filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy last year to cope with the debt from unpaid Chicago parking and traffic camera tickets.Right: A wheel clamp known as a “Denver boot” is put underneath a car.

Marc Monaghan for ProPublica Illinois

On The 21st: A ProPublica Illinois investigation looks into the way some black motorists in Chicago are driven into backruptcy because of the way the city addresses parking tickets. Plus, we dive into the best movies in Illinois—at least, according to a poll by the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.