Rallying for Jacob Blake.

Tonight at 6:30 p.m., Evanston Fight for Black Lives will hold a rally and march, starting at Church and Ridge. All are encouraged to attend.


Sunday, 2 p.m., join the community outside Ebenezer AME, 1109 Emerson for a Service of Lament. Sponsored by Ebenzer AME, the church where Jacob’s grandfather was pastor, and Second Baptist.


Evanston Collective held a rally and march for Jacob Blake and his family on Tuesday, opposite Jacob Blake Manor, named for Jacob's grandfather who was a pastor and civil rights leader in Evanston.



Here's full video of the rally and march, which includes speakers William Eason, Bobby Burns, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Robin Rue Simmons 5th Ward Alderman, Jasmine Edwards, and interviews with attendees Michael Gilbert-Koplow, Darlene Murray-Cannon, Carolyn Dykes Murray, and a short interview with Evanston Police Department Chief Demitrous Cook.




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