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Founded in 1969, Esperanza Community Services provides education, housing and other services to Chicago children and adults who have disabilities.
Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) said it's time for citizens to make "informed decisions" about supporting newly reopened restaurants, bars, salons and retail stores.
"People want to help, they just don't know what to do ... If we create that opportunity, people seem really excited to jump on it."
Two shops have temporarily stopped sales and instead are urging customers to support Black-owned businesses and organizations in Chicago.
West Town The First In Series Of Peaceful Protests Planned For Busy North Side Intersections: ‘Silence Is Violence’
“This is 400 years coming. We’re 400 years late. Silence is violence.”
Stop Sharing Unchecked Rumors On Social Media, Chicago’s Top Cop And Black Organizers Urge: Memes Are ‘Inciting Racialized Violence’
"We need your help with rumors on social media that fuel some of the divisiveness in our city," Chicago Police Supt. David Brown said. "This is fueling more and more anxiety, more and more anger."
Neighbors said they wanted to simultaneously protect their small businesses from looting while supporting the Black Lives Matter movement.
Neighbors Clean Up Wicker Park, Bucktown Following Looting Of At Least 40 Businesses — Including Family-Owned Shops
"No one was organizing the groups, people felt like they had a duty to the neighborhood and to the businesses," one neighbor said.
All but one person was in custody Monday afternoon following the crash.