Chicago In Solidarity With Charleston

Originally published June 19, 2015

~ September 18, 2015 ~

Gathering for the vigil
Gathering for the vigil outside of the Wrigley Building.

Filipina woman speaks
Filipina woman speaks in solidarity with Charleston.

Kelly Hayes
Organizer Kelly Hayes:  “This is not an aberration of history.” 

“We live in society that needs anti-blackness to survive.” At the start of Ramadan, Muslim woman from UIC reflects on Charleston.

By the river
Crowd walks to the river front with flowers of remembrance for the assassinated.

Tossing flowers into the river to honor the dead.

Petals into the water

Flowers in the river

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