Laquan McDonald and Black Friday Chicago

Scenes from the #LaquanMcDonald demonstrations that shut down Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and blocked high-end retails stores on Black Friday. November 27, 2015.

Demonstrators block the entrance to a Victoria’s Secret on Michigan Ave. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
Demonstrators block traffic on Michigan Ave. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
Members of the Nation of Islam’s Fruit of Islam stand between police and demonstrators on Michigan Ave. in downtown Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
Demonstrators block the entrance to Ralph Lauren on Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
A demonstrator holds a sign during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
A demonstrator holds a sign during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
A demonstrator holds a flag during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
Demonstrators hold signs during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. The march shut down traffic and blocked stores in Chicago’s central shopping district. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
A demonstrator holds a sign during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
Demonstrators hold a sign during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
Reverend Jessie Jackson (center) and Rep. Bobby Rush (left) march with demonstrators shutting down Chicago’s Michigan Ave. and blocking storefronts in the central shopping district. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
A demonstrator holds a sign during a march down Michigan Ave. in Chicago. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts
A Chicago police officer stands in the southbound lane of Michigan Ave as demonstrators shut down streets and block entrances to retail stores in Chicago’s central shopping district. November 27, 2015. Photo: Christopher Dilts