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Dr. Martin Luther King and the Chicago Freedom Movement

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Rally in Soldier Field

Photograph by John Tweedle, courtesy of Dianne Tweedle.

By July, the Chicago Freedom Movement had determined its main goals. It created a list of "fourteen basic goals aimed at making Chicago a racially open city." Movement leaders scheduled a huge rally and march to City Hall on July 10. Over 30,000 attended the rally in Soldier Field on that 98 degree day.

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