Some groups are creating more informal networks as protests pop up, with many attendees who’ve never protested before.
The city’s looting hit retail chains in low-income neighborhoods especially hard. It’s far from clear how many will rebuild and reopen.
With concerns about the virus still lingering and after days of unrest, some shops opened while others stayed shut.
‘We’re Here To Pray For Peace’: Faith Organizations March In Bronzeville To Protest George Floyd Killing
“The church ain’t the church if you stay quiet,” said Pastor Chris Harris. “… You’ve got to come out of your four walls and get in the community.”
Prosecutors are now charging Derek Chauvin with second-degree murder, and also filed charges against three other officers.
I always wondered why the city’s mostly white neighborhoods looked so different than its black neighborhoods. Then I studied 168,859 home loans.
In Chicago, lenders have invested more in a single white neighborhood than all the black neighborhoods combined. Call it modern-day redlining.
The former CEO of Chicago’s last black-owned bank describes how they built African-American wealth loan by loan.
At a press conference Friday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot rejected calls from protesters this week to take police out of schools.
Although Chicago businesses can reopen Wednesday, many owners are wondering how long it'll take to recover from both a pandemic and looting.