Protesters To Mark Trump's First Month In Office On Presidents DayAs President Donald Trump prepares to unveil a revised travel ban, protesters were preparing to gather at Trump Tower in Chicago on Monday, for the second day in a row of demonstrations against the president’s immigration policies.
Rick Bayless Eateries, Other Businesses Closing To Support ImmigrantsDozens of restaurants and other businesses were shutting their doors on Thursday, as part of a “Day Without Immigrants,” a nationwide protest against President Donald Trump’s immigration policies.
Hundreds Gather In Loop To Protest Trump Order On ImmigrationAnother day brought another set of Chicago protests against President Donald Trump’s series of executive orders restricting the travel of immigrants and seven Muslim-majority countries’ citizens.
Scores Of Protesters Greet Pence At GOP Fundraiser In ChicagoSigns in the crowd read “Trump Unfit For Office,” “A Disaster For The Nation,” “A Tweeting Fool As President,” and “What A Joke.”
Hundreds Of O'Hare Workers To Join "Fight For $15" ProtestHundreds of non-union workers at O’Hare International Airport planned to go on strike Tuesday as part of a nationwide protest demanding a higher minimum wage.
Protesters, Mount Greenwood Residents Make "Wonderful Progress" At MeetingBlacks and whites spoke of unity, not name-calling, coming out of a three-hour closed-door meeting Wednesday night in the far southwest side Mt. Greenwood neighborhood.
Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest TrumpStudents upset with the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s next president were planning a number of protests across the country on Tuesday, planning to walk out of class to show their anger.
Tempers Flare In Mount Greenwood Amid Protest Of Fatal Police ShootingProtesters and counter-protesters clashed in Mount Greenwood on Sunday, a day after a 25-year-old Indianapolis man was killed in a police-involved shooting.
Activists Gather At Trump Tower, Blast GOP Nominee's Treatment Of WomenAbout 200 women gathered outside Trump International Hotel and Tower on Tuesday to protest Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on his own Chicago turf.
Protesters Accuse ComEd Parent Exelon Of Dodging State TaxesPolice arrested 10 protesters in the Loop on Monday, after they blocked traffic as part of a demonstration outside the Chicago headquarters of Exelon, the parent company of ComEd.
Protesters Continue Calls For Change At CPD After Paul O'Neal ShootingFor the third day in the row, demonstrators hit the streets of Chicago on Sunday to protest the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Paul O’Neal, after city officials released body camera and dashcam videos from the incident.
Protest Organizer Released From Jail After Supporters Raise BailSupporters of a protest organizer arrested over the weekend during a demonstration against police killings were hoping to raise enough money to get him out of jail on Tuesday
Activists To Rally In Demand For State Budget DealGet it done. That's the message some Chicagoans are hoping to send to state lawmakers on Tuesday; at issue, whether schools will open in the fall if the state can't come to a budget agreement.
Protesters Ask Cupich To Keep St. Adalbert OpenMore than 120 parishioners of St. Adalbert's Church in Pilsen marched on Holy Name Cathedral Wednesday night, in the hope that Archbishop Blase Cupich would hear their appeal and rescind his orders to close their church.
CPS Parents Protest Possible Cuts, Call For More State FundingChicago Public Schools parents rallied in the Loop on Wednesday, venting their frustration with warnings about severe budget cuts for next year.