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Lori Lightfoot lifts 9 p.m. curfew, fully reopens Loop access

Lori Lightfoot lifts 9 p.m. curfew, fully reopens Loop access

Associated Press June 7, 2020

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Sunday lifted the city’s 9 p.m. curfew as the city reopened subway stations in the city’s central business and commercial district and allowed bus service to resume...

Un hombre lleva una bandera mexicana en una motocicleta detrás de la caravana de La Villita.
A man wears a Mexican flag on a motorcycle behind the Little Village caravan.

La comunidad latinx se une para defender vidas afroamericanas ante protestas en Chicago

Chants of “your fight is my fight” were heard from the Latinx community as they gathered in solidarity for the death of George Floyd on Saturday, May 30.  Waving their flags in front of the Discount...

A man wears a Mexican flag on a motorcycle behind the Little Village Caravan

Latinx community unites to advocate for Black lives amid Chicago protests

Chants of “tu lucha es mi lucha” —  “your struggle is my struggle” — were heard coming from the Latinx community as they gathered in solidarity over the death of George Floyd on Saturday,...

Thousands protest during Trump’s visit to Chicago

Keira Wingate and Bianca Cseke October 29, 2019

President Donald Trump came to Chicago on Monday for the first time since he became president. As he called the city an “embarrassment to the country” during this speech at the annual gathering of...

Maya Cruz, a supporter of communist group Revolution Club,  spiritedly addresses the crowd at the pro-choice Chicago Rally for Reproductive Justice on Thursday.

Reproductive justice rally in Chicago stokes abortion debate

Ella Lee and Emma Oxnevad May 28, 2019

Protesters on both sides of the abortion debate stood their ground Thursday at the Chicago Rally for Reproductive Justice. The protest began in the Daley Plaza, with speakers addressing the crowd from...

A front of the F.O.P’s #7 Lodge. The front of the Lodge was lined with police, with a barrier of bikes and officers standing between protestors and the entrance to the building.

Protest against CPD union in Near West Side ends in 12 arrests

Cook Country State Attorney Kim Foxx's decision to drop charges against Jussie Smollett criticized
Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor May 13, 2019

Last Monday, protestors gathered in Union Park to rally against the union of the Chicago Police Department. Protestors included members of Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR),...

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