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Black Photographers Documented The Fight Against Police Violence. 1 Year Later, Their Work Becomes Art: ‘We Can Tell Our Own Stories’

"Black Creativity: Art and Activism," a new exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry, features work by photographers Vashon Jordan Jr. and Chris and Zachary Slaughter.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Breonna Taylor Rally Raises $45,000 To Support Black Women And Girls: ‘It’s Time For Our Voices To Be Heard’

My Block My Hood My City organized the Daley Plaza rally, bringing together hundreds to mourn the 26-year-old EMT shot by police in Louisville and to help support organizations led by and serving Black women and girls.


Breonna Taylor To Be Honored At Downtown Rally By My Block, My Hood, My City

Participants will call for justice in Taylor's slaying and will raise money for organizations that serve and are led by Black women.


Cities Banned No-Knock Search Warrants After Breonna Taylor’s Killing — But Not Chicago

Criminal justice advocates say even a ban won't make Chicago safer because officers have made a habit of going into homes unannounced when they don't have the legal authority to do so.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

After Cops Who Killed Breonna Taylor Cleared, Chicagoans Take To The Streets: ‘A Piece Of Wall … Has More Rights Than A Black Woman’

Only one officer faces criminal charges for firing into neighboring apartments during the raid of Breonna Taylor's apartment in March. None were charged with fatally shooting her.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Chicago To Hold Citywide Moment Of Silence For Breonna Taylor At 7 p.m. After ‘Gross Miscarriage Of Justice’ In Louisville

Police shot and killed Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, in Louisville, Kentucky. Her slaying has led to widespread outrage — but no officer was charged in her killing.


Loved The Drag March? Here Are 5 More Ways To Show Up For The Black LGBTQ Community This Month

These online events center Black LGBTQ people and are open to allies who would like to support them. “We’re here to make you listen, learn and make you open your purse.”

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Thousands Of Protesters Demand Racial Justice — Starting In Boystown — During Drag March For Change

“Boystown is one of the most oppressive neighborhoods toward LGBTQ Black folks in all of Chicago,” one protest speaker said.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Black Drag Performers To Lead ‘March For Change’ Sunday

The Drag March for Change will demand justice for Black victims of police violence. Queen Jo Mama will lead the march, joined by Lucy Stoole, Lúc Ami and Miss Toto, as well as "RuPaul's Drag Race" stars Shea Couleé, The Vixen and Dida Ritz.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

These South Side Peace Marches Aim To Empower Black Mothers, Feed Those In Need

One organizer is calling for people to meet 3-5 p.m. Friday at 51st Street and Cottage Grove Avenue.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

CPS Community Protest Thursday Will Call For Chicago To Defund Police Department

Chicago Public Schools students, teachers and other community members will call for the city to allocate less money for the Chicago Police Department and a civilian-controlled police accountability council.

Lincoln Park, Old Town