Hundreds protest in Chicago during National Day of Resistance

Hundreds of people protested in Chicago on Saturday during a National Day of Resistance. There were also large protests in major cities such as Boston, New York, and Washington D.C.

The protest in Chicago started at DePaul University's downtown campus at 1 E. Jackson. The protesters marched north on State to Madison. They attempted to march down the street on Madison but were forced back to the sidewalk by Chicago Police. One protester was arrested.

The protesters proceeded to march north on Michigan Avenue and crossed the river to the Magnificent Mile. They held a sit-in in front of the Wrigley Building. They then marched north. A few other protesters were arrested along the way.

The demonstrators attempted to cross Michigan Avenue to protest at Water Tower but were stopped by police. They proceeded north and were stopped again at Fourth Presbyterian Church, where a wedding party was waiting to enter.

They demonstrators held a die in just south of the church. They eventually turned and marched back south into the Loop.


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