Historic Chicago Protests

Women wearing pink "pussy" hats will fill the streets of Chicago today...

Chicago has long been a site of political protest and upheaval. Here are some images from a few of Chicago's iconic protests. Through the years the issues are shockingly similar: race; policing; war; and class conflict.

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"Like a Dog": Vincent Francone on the Working Life

Like a Dog recounts Francone’s journey from the south suburbs of Chicago, where he grew up, to the north side, where he moved in early adulthood. The path is strewn with a series of bad jobs—mail-sorter, book clerk, furniture mover, typist, and legal assistant, among many others—that he endured while taking solace in literature and liquor. The title nods to the final words of Joseph K. in Franz Kafka’s The Trial.

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