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People participate in what organizers are calling a "Black Christmas" protest on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago Thursday. E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Donating $100 to the Warmest Winter 2016 project sponsors the full cost of making one high-tech coat. It also enters the donor in a drawing to meet Chance The Rapper, who co-created the project. Robb D. Cohen/Robb D. Cohen/Invision/AP hide caption

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Antwan Burns-Jones, 31 (from left), William Moore, 35, and David Lee, 23, add a basketball to the memorial for Tyshawn Lee, 9, who was fatally shot in Chicago's Gresham neighborhood. Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Violence, Chicago Parents Try To Inoculate Their Sons Against Fear

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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a special City Council meeting Wednesday in Chicago. Emanuel called the meeting to discuss a police abuse scandal and apologized for the 2014 shooting of a black teenager. Paul Beaty/AP hide caption

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Darrell Cannon was tortured into confessing to a crime he didn't commit and was sentenced to life in prison. He was exonerated in 2004 and released from prison in 2007. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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With Chicago Police Investigation, Advocates Ask, What Took So Long?

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Demonstrators do push-ups Friday as others block motorists along Chicago's Michigan Avenue as they protest the shooting of Laquan McDonald who was killed by a police officer in 2014. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Protesters Block High-End Stores, Demanding Inquiry Into Shooting

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A memorial to Laquan McDonald, 17, is seen in April at the Sullivan House Alternative High School in Chicago. McDonald was shot 16 times by Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke in October 2014. Zbigniew Bzdak/TNS/Landov hide caption

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