Black Chicagoans Back Club Owner in Wake of Deaths

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Grieving families are burying victims of Monday morning's crowd disaster at a Chicago nightclub, where 21 people were crushed to death after a melee. The club had a violent history, but a group of black leaders is standing by the club's owner. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass.



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