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Photos From Inside the Chicago Trump Rally

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All photographs are by Cassandra Davis.

  • Friday evening's Trump rally draws crowds of both supporters and protesters in the thousands.
    Friday evening's Trump rally draws crowds of both supporters and protesters in the thousands.
  • Young Trump supporters celebrating as UIC's Pavilion fills.
    Young Trump supporters celebrating as UIC's Pavilion fills.
  • After a 30-minute delay, a campaign representative announces that the rally has been cancelled due to security concerns.
    After a 30-minute delay, a campaign representative announces that the rally has been cancelled due to security concerns.
  • Massive crowds of protesters make their presence known as the audience erupts in celebration. Announcements of the cancellation are drowned out by the cheering of enormous crowds inside.
    Massive crowds of protesters make their presence known as the audience erupts in celebration. Announcements of the cancellation are drowned out by the cheering of enormous crowds inside.
  • Scuffles between supporters and protestors fill the rally floor.
    Scuffles between supporters and protestors fill the rally floor.
  • Media turns away from an empty podium to the massive presence of protests in the back bleachers.
    Media turns away from an empty podium to the massive presence of protests in the back bleachers.
  • Crowds roar and some chant for Bernie, others shout "Sí, sí se puede," and others sang "we gon' be alright," the chorus of Kendrick Lamar's "Alright."
    Crowds roar and some chant for Bernie, others shout "Sí, sí se puede," and others sang Kendrick Lamar's "We gonna be alright."
  • A protester displays a torn Trump sign.
    A protester displays a torn Trump sign.
  • Trump supporters leave the rally while others remain behind and engage with protesters. Some Trump supporters are heard chanting "Build a wall, build a wall" and "go back to your country" along with other racial slurs.
    Trump supporters leave the rally while others remain behind and engage with protesters. Some Trump supporters are heard chanting "Build a wall, build a wall" and "go back to your country" along with other racial slurs.
  • A young woman stands with her friend wearing an American flag as hijab.
    A young woman stands with her friend wearing an American flag as hijab.
  • A Trump supporter responds to shouts from protesters. Later he is seen in a scuffle with protesters outside and escorted away by police.
    A Trump supporter responds to shouts from protesters. Later he is seen in a scuffle with protesters outside and escorted away by police.
  • A protester stands her ground as police tell her to leave.
    A protester stands her ground as police tell her to leave.
  • Overheard within this moment from off screen: "This does not bode well for Trump." The UIC Pavilion empties as crowds clash.
    Overheard within this moment from off screen: "This does not bode well for Trump." The UIC Pavilion empties as crowds clash.
  • Thousands of protesters gather outside of the rally, contained by a sizable police presence and horse mounted officers. The protesters succeeded in shutting down the rally.
    Thousands of protesters gather outside of the rally, contained by a sizable police presence and horse mounted officers. The protesters succeeded in shutting down the rally.
  • Protesters outnumber Trump supporters at this point in the evening.
    Protesters outnumber Trump supporters at this point in the evening.
  • illustration by Cassandra Davis
    A young man stands alone displaying a Nazi salute to a crowd of protesters.

One Response to Photos From Inside the Chicago Trump Rally

  1. thanks for sharing these.

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