At least four protest marches marched peacefully in Chicago on Wednesday evening, as hundreds of people seized the news that no Louisville police had been charged in the murder of Bruno Taylor.
On the far south side, the Priest Thalik Pastor Rev. Michael Fliger, led by about 100 people in a march that blocked an intersection on 79th Street and Rac Rac Scene Avenue. Other South Side church leaders also joined Fufflager, speaking to the crowd about how to get the message of the Black Lives Matter to the most distressed.
In the far north, Bronzville, about 150 people stood in a park in front of Chicago police headquarters until he called for police reform and denounced Chicago officials, including Mayor Lori Lightfoot, who cared little about survival. Change.
A spokesman for Nico Jordan, 23, said he “showed up to fight for my people, especially black women.”
He said, “I come from a black woman, I will always fight for her.” The next election does not give him much hope for change on the national stage as he said he sees most politicians as “corrupt”. But, locally, he said, frequent street trips throughout the summer give him hope. “I expect [reform] Slowly but surely it will come, ”he said.
In the park, Torre took a symbolic knee for Taylor. Among the protesters was a man waving a huge black flag who said “freedom.” The 40-year-old, who did not want to be named, said he and his flag were present at most of the protests because he believed he was fighting for “police abolition.”
“As far as I know they follow their own laws. Thugs with badges, we get bored and bored with it, ”he said. “If there is any morality in our country, we will punish the murderous cops.”
He also said he sees little difference between the two political parties, although he hopes President Trump will be ousted in November. “Democrats and Republicans are both players in the same game that imposes imperialism,” he said.
In downtown Chicago, dozens of protesters gathered on the sidewalk in front of Millennium Park before marching to the loop, followed by a reversal of Chicago police officers in bicycles and vehicles. A few miles west, in Palmer Park, about 100 protesters gathered before moving north from the neighborhood. No arrests were reported.
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