Chicago Police officers guard Trump Tower in River North on May 30, 2020, as protests occurred Downtown for the second day and night in a row following George Floyd's death in Minneapolis earlier this week.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

City Must Confront Police Brutality If They Want Peace, Protesters And Aldermen Say: ‘Martial Law’ Will Get People Killed

Activists are also demanding the immediate release of jailed protesters and the defunding of the police department.

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South Side Pie Challenge Wants You To ‘Pie It Forward’ To Your Neighbors And Donate To Food Banks

The virtual event was organized after the in-person bake-off was canceled because of coronavirus. Participants are asked to donate at least $20 to a food pantry, bake a pie for a friend and tell them to do the same.

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Sober Living Group Offers Exercise, Community For South Siders Recovering From Substance Use Disorder

Exercise can serve as a powerful metaphor for the recovery process. "Whenever I’m jogging, all I have to do is focus on the next step in front of me," one volunteer said.

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Publican Alums Serving Up Sweet, Savory Treats At Brite Donuts And Baked Goods On Near West Side

From Danish filled with sour cherry cheesecake to chili cream cheese doughnuts, chefs Erika Chan and chef Sieger Bayer hope to offer comfort.