'Save Our Schools' boycott on Michigan Ave.

November 28, 2008 5:32:43 PM PST
Dozens of people lined up outside Water Tower Place Friday, not to shop, but to boycott.State Sen. Rev. James Meeks, along with supporters of the 'Save Our Schools Now initiative picketed in front of the shopping mall.

The shopping boycott was aimed at drawing attention to inequities in school funding in Illinois. Meeks says the boycott will last through Christmas.

The group also led a boycott of Chicago Public Schools on the first day of class this year.