"We are here because we are saying no more. We are here because we are saying our lives do matter. We are here because we want the world to know we are going no where,."
CATE CAUGUIRAN: Well, Ravi, right now, there are dozens of people still in Federal Plaza, activists from multiple organizations, all calling for justice for victims of racist violence.
Black Lives Matter women of faith, the party of socialism and liberation, and their supporters rallied in downtown Chicago this afternoon.
LAMAR WHITFIELD: We are here, because we are saying, no more. We are here, because we are saying, our lives do matter. We are here, because we want the world to know that we are going nowhere.
- The group of protesters gathering the week 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Little Village and 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez in Portage Park were shot and killed by CPD after what officials alleged were armed confrontations. The families of the teenager and young father are still demanding answers from police.
ROXANA FIGUEROA: They still haven't said why they were chasing him. He was literally right around the corner from his house. There has been neighbors that had come up and said that he raised his hands up to surrender.
- Today's protest and march also included speakers remembering Martin Luther King Jr. Today marks 53 years since his assassination. Reporting live at Federal Plaza, Cate Cauguiran, ABC 7, Eyewitness News. Back to you.