Ferguson Protesters Take Over Water Tower Plaza, Urge Black Friday BoycottDozens of activists staged a demonstration Friday morning at the Historic Chicago Water Tower on Michigan Avenue, calling for a boycott to protest the controversial grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri.
Gun Owners Organize Boycotts Of Shops That Ban FirearmsIn a growing movement on social media, many gun owners are making it known they won’t spend their money in shops where they’re not allowed to carry their firearms.
Bucktown Parents Furious After CPS Questions Kids About ISAT BoycottOn Thursday, members of the CPS legal department began taking students out of classroom and questioning them behind closed doors about not taking the ISAT.
Teachers At Two Schools To Risk Disciplinary Action, Boycott ISATStudents at Chicago Public Schools begin taking the ISAT exam this week, but many teachers are refusing to administer the test, and many parents say they won’t let their kids take part.
Little Village Teachers, Parents To Boycott ISATTeachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.
New Lenox Mayor Urges Boycott Of Local Gas StationsThe mayor of southwest suburban New Lenox has had enough with high gas prices in his town, and he wants to do something about it.
Chicago Massage Therapist Calls For Boycott Of 'The Client List'A Chicago massage therapist trying to organize a nationwide boycott of an upcoming TV series, which she feels puts her licensed, regulated profession in an unflattering light.
Parents Protest Policy Restricting School Buses In WaukeganA school bus boycott Friday in Waukegan was less than successful, but the protesters' request may be met this week.
Activists Want End To Skyway PrivatizationCommunity activists held a news conference outside the Chicago Skyway Sunday, calling for an end to privatization.
A Boycott Of NFL Scouting Combine?Some kind of protest – possibly even a boycott – might accompany the NFL scouting combine later this month, according to a published report.