Protesters Take To Downtown Streets In Wake Of George Floyd Death In Minneapolis; Officers Hurt Near Trump TowerProtesters turned in large numbers around downtown Chicago Saturday afternoon in the wake of the death of George Floyd as he was being arrested by Minneapolis police.
Rally Held In Federal Plaza Ahead Of Impeachment Vote On WednesdayHundreds of people braved frigid temperatures in downtown Chicago Tuesday night to rally in support of impeaching President Donald Trump.
Chicago Youths To Lead Climate Strike; March From Grant Park To Federal Plaza RallyYouth activists in Chicago will lead a protest march and rally on Friday to demand businesses and lawmakers do something about the climate crisis, as part of a Global Climate Strike.
Hundreds Swarm Federal Plaza To Call For Gun ControlHundreds of people filled Federal Plaza on Sunday, calling for gun control reform.
Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Victims Remembered At Vigil In Federal PlazaAmong the people attending the vigil is a woman who grew up in Pittsburgh and knows two victims of the shooting.
Women's March Steps Off In Grant Park"To make this the country we want it to be, fair to all, just to all and inclusive to all, we're going to have to do this as individuals. So please march to the polls."
Demonstrators: Send U.S. Troops To Fight ISIS, Help Assyrian ChristiansMargaret Khamoo, president of the Assyrian American Aid Society, says there's no sign that ISIS is being bothered much by allied air strikes.
Federal Workers Protest Possible Government ShutdownAbout six dozen federal workers demonstrated in the Loop this afternoon against a possible government shutdown.
Chicagoans Rally For Justice For Trayvon MartinSpeakers drew comparisons between Trayvon Martin’s death and the 1955 murder of Chicago teenager Emmett Till in Money Mississippi, an attack that some say triggered the modern Civil Rights movement.
Hundreds Gather For May Day Rally For Immigration RightsHundreds of immigration rights activists have begun marching along Chicago streets from the Near West Side to Federal Plaza downtown, as part of an annual May Day rally calling for easing immigration laws.
Protesters Set Up 'Durbinville' Shantytown To Oppose Entitlement Program CutsAbout 300 spirited demonstrators lined up at a makeshift soup kitchen and shanty town set up in Federal Plaza on Thursday, to protest the possibility of cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid as Congress looks to avoid the so-called “fiscal cliff.”