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by Ellyn Fortino
Mon Aug 25

Chicago Activists Seek Justice For Michael Brown, Speak Out Against Police Violence (VIDEO)

About 50 activists rallied outside of the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago Monday morning to call for justice in the death of Michael Brown.

The Chicago-based community group ONE Northside held the protest as part of a national day of action for Brown — an unarmed black 18- year-old who was fatally shot on August 9 by a white Ferguson, Missouri police officer.

In addition to ONE Northside, National People's Action affiliates in six other states, including Missouri, Nevada and Ohio, demonstrated on Monday, the same day Brown's funeral was held in St. Louis. Read more »