Englewood Aldermen Weigh In On The Protest Movement In Chicago

Aldermen Roderick Sawyer and Jeanette Taylor share their thoughts on the city’s response to the weekend’s protests and more.

Englewood Aldermen Weigh In On The Protest Movement In Chicago
Travis Miller raises a flag in front of Illinois State Police officers during an anti-police brutality protest Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Chicago. Protesters walked from Bronzeville to Grant Park, after police prohibited them from marching along the Dan Ryan Expressway. Pat Nabong / Courtesy of Chicago Sun-Times
Englewood Aldermen Weigh In On The Protest Movement In Chicago
Travis Miller raises a flag in front of Illinois State Police officers during an anti-police brutality protest Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Chicago. Protesters walked from Bronzeville to Grant Park, after police prohibited them from marching along the Dan Ryan Expressway. Pat Nabong / Courtesy of Chicago Sun-Times

Englewood Aldermen Weigh In On The Protest Movement In Chicago

Aldermen Roderick Sawyer and Jeanette Taylor share their thoughts on the city’s response to the weekend’s protests and more.

What started out as a day of peaceful protests on the South Side ended in a violent clash between protesters and police downtown Saturday night. Some local elected officials are condemning Mayor Lori Lightfoot and the Chicago Police Department for their response to the civil unrest.

Reset checks in with two aldermen who represent parts of Englewood about the current protest movement in Chicago and what the city can do to make sure all neighborhoods are safe.

GUESTS: Ald. Jeanette Taylor, 20th Ward

Ald. Roderick Sawyer, 6th Ward