Demonstrators angry about the killing of a black teenager who was shot 16 times by a white police officer last year marched through the streets and disrupted Black Friday shopping in Chicago's ritziest retail district.
Barbara Shelly writes that the protests on city streets and college campuses are the voice of a rising generation giving notice that they are here to disrupt a status quo that tolerates discreet and overt racism. And they aren’t going away.
Despite Thursday's steady cold rain, Kansas Citians gathered to watch the 86th annual Plaza Lighting Ceremony at the Country Club Plaza. KC native and bestselling author Gillian Flynn was the guest of honor on hand to "flip the switch" to begin the holiday season and lighting up the Plaza.