Protesters and police officers wearing riot gear have a standoff near Daley Plaza on Saturday, May 30, 2020. (Evan Garcia / WTTW News)

The suit was filed Thursday on behalf of 60 protesters who claim police used “unconstitutional tactics that are clearly intended to injure, silence, and intimidate” during protests following the killing of George Floyd.

In the wake of the release of police dash-cam video footage showing the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, we speak with community activists Malcolm London and Jedidiah Brown.

Malcolm London mugshot (Chicago Police Department)

All charges were dropped Wednesday against London, 22, who was arrested Tuesday evening after participating in protests over the killing of Laquan McDonald by a white police officer in October 2014.


Demonstrators who say they want justice for Laquan McDonald kept up their efforts Wednesday at City Hall, the Cook County Courthouse and in the streets where McDonald was killed.