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Artist’s Rally for Freedom & Justice for all Black Lives

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RAIN OR SHINE – We will begin marching SHORTLY AFTER 1pm, please make plans to get there early to get acquainted with one another! This is very much collaborative, as much as it is peaceful.

Please join us for a peaceful march, starting at our meeting point Daley Plaza (near the Picasso sculpture). Shortly after 1pm, we will march around the loop, and end back at Daley Plaza for a few speeches and performances from a selection of artists in the Chicago Community.

We recommend wearing black attire, bringing flowers in remembrance of the victims taken by law enforcement, handmade posters, and extra layers for rain and the chilly fall weather (it may rain in the afternoon).

IF YOU ARE ALIGNED WITH SOME OF THE FOLLOWING, THIS RALLY IS FOR YOU:
-Peaceful Protesting & Organizing of Like Minded Individuals
-Police Brutality MUST END NOW
-I will register to vote in the November 3 General Elections, to make my voice heard this presidential election http://www.chicagoelections.com/en/home.html

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE:
-Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)
-Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect? (from the Truthout Collection)
-The New Jim Crow (by Michelle Alexander)
-Boss (by Mike Royko) – *Focus on Chicago, IL*

RECOMMENDED AUDIO:
-Ta-Nehisi Coates On Police Brutality, The Confederate Flag And Forgiveness http://www.npr.org/2015/12/29/461337958/ta-nehisi-coates-on-police-brutality-the-confederate-flag-and-forgiveness

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