|Season 2, Episode 6|
|Air date||September 21, 2012|
|US viewers||0.41 million|
|Written by||Bradford Winters|
|Directed by||Mario Van Peebles|
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The episode revolves around the outbreak of riots over the relocation of residents from the Lennox Gardens Housing Project to foreclosed homes. Mayor Tom Kane seeks treatment at an experimental clinic for his worsening hallucinations, leaving his supporters to cover for his absence during the riots. Meredith Kane steps up to control the city without him, despite her recent injury. Alderman Ross has his aide Trey Rogers instigate looting during the riots to worsen the political fallout for Kane. Ian Todd and Mona Fredericks are disillusioned with being kept in the dark as they try to maintain law and order from the Mayor's office. Ben Zajac joins a group of protestors objecting to citizens being evicted from foreclosed homes that they have made payments on to make way for tenants from the housing project, winning back a modicum of support and self respect.
Darius Morrison refuses to join in and visits Emma Kane instead. Emma uses her grandfather's urine in an attempt to pass a drug test and the results show that he is being doped into a semi-comatose state. Kitty O'Neill begins a relationship with Sam Miller and struggles to adjust to his tenderness. She finds leaked documents in his apartment bearing the handwriting of Ezra Stone and tells Miller, reigniting suspicion about the circumstances of Stone's death.
Meredith ultimately calls in the National Guard via Governor McCall Cullen. Cullen twists the knife by making an announcement endorsing gubernatorial candidate Catherine Walsh's proposed bill preventing convicted felons from voting. Kane's treatment involves stem cell injections, hallucinogenic drinks, and electro-convulsive therapy. He experiences flashbacks to the 1993 Chicago riots during the process. However, when he comes around his hallucinations have abated.
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