A rally and protest was held on North Michigan Avenue on New Year's Eve. The weather was brutally cold. About two dozen people showed up to protest alleged police violence.
The protest was labeled "Rock in the New Year with Resistance to Police Murder". The protesters gathered at Tribune Tower Plaza at 10 p.m.
After a rally, they marched north on the Magnificent mile to Illinois Street. They hoped to march to Navy Pier but police blocked them.
The protesters gathered at a bus stop underground on Illinois Street.
They hoped to ride buses to Navy Pier.
After three buses passed the stop the protest disbanded.
Protests were planned in other major cities including New York, Houston, Atlanta, Boston, Cleveland, to name a few.
The protest was held under the auspices of the Stop Mass Incarceration Network, #Week of Outrage, and other activist organizations.
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