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Activists, Residents Hold Laquan Memorial as Protests Start Again Downtown

Activists and residents gathered near the site where Laquan McDonald was shot and killed in October 2014.View Full Caption DNAinfo/Ed Komenda ARCHER HEIGHTS — More than two dozen community activists and residents gathered Wednesday afternoon outside a memorial for Laquan McDonald near 41st and Pulaski, a short drive from where the 17-year-old was shot 16…

Police, Protesters Take to the Streets After Laquan Video Released

CHICAGO — Protesters marched through streets in Downtown Chicago Tuesday after the release of a video showing one police officer fatally shooting a black 17-year-old. There were few arrests but some heated moments as protesters screamed at officers. Hundreds of protesters marched on Roosevelt Road, as well as Michigan Avenue and State Street. Chicago Police…

Midwest Bootblack Roundup, Feb. 19

CHICAGO – Have you had interested in Bootblacking or are you a Bootblack or just love Boots or Service! Well this weekend is for you!!! Come be apart of a great bunch of folks learn and celebrate the art of Blacking and support the community!!! This is going to be a great way if your…