Protesters march down Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aim to disrupt Black Friday

Chicago Protesters March on Black Friday

CHICAGO (WGN) -- A protest march has begun in Chicago's shopping district, with the Rev. Jesse Jackson in the middle of a crowd that's shouting, "What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now!"

Several hundred demonstrators have gathered in the drizzling rain, many with umbrellas and plastic-wrapped signs.

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CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: U.S. Representative Bobby Rush and Reverend Jesse Jackson link arms as they march with demonstrators protesting the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Police officers block the entrance of Water Tower Place mall as demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27 : Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 27: Demonstrators protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald along the Magnificent Mile November 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first degree murder for fatally shooting 17-year-old McDonald 16 times last year on the southwest side of Chicago after Van Dyke was responding to a call of a knife wielding man. The dash-cam video of officer Van Dyke shooting McDonald was released by the Chicago Police department earlier this week after a judge denied Van Dyke bail during his bond hearing at Leighton Criminal Court. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
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A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
A crowd descended on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, aiming to disrupt Black Friday in protest of the shooting death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke.
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Among them is 73-year-old Frank Chapman of Chicago, who says a video released Tuesday showing the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald by police officer Jason Van Dyke confirms what activists have said for years about Chicago police brutality.

He says his organization, the Chicago Alliance Against Racism and Political Oppression, is pushing for an elected, civilian police accountability council.

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Protesters form a line and walk holding signs that spell out 'Laquan' following the release of a dash-cam video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being fatally shot 16 times by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, on Tuesday, Nov. 24 2015, in Chicago. (Chris Sweda/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
Protesters take to the streets in Chicago following the release of a dash-cam video of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald being fatally shot 16 times by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke, on Tuesday, Nov. 24 2015. (Nuccio DiNuzzo/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators confront police during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24: Police stand guard as demonstrators march through downtown during a protest following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators march through downtown following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24: Bus passengers watch as demonstrators march through downtown following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 24: Demonstrators march through downtown following the release of a video showing Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke shooting and killing Laquan McDonald on November 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Van Dyke was charged today with first degree murder for the October 20, 2014 shooting in which McDonald was hit with 16 bullets. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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