Black Lives Matter, Two Chicagos Converge

Sunday night marked 48 hours of remarkable and heart-lifting peaceful protest. It also marked 48 hours of firecrackers, gunshots, panicked community board posts, blazing Snapchat heat maps of looting activity, and incessant sirens, their doppler effect blare, bending toward, rather than away from, as is often the case, the border of Avondale and Logan Square, where I live.

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