AG Eric Holder receives award in Chicago

October 14, 2010 8:32:42 PM PDT
Attorney General Eric Holder was in Chicago Thursday night to receive an award.

Holder was honored with the Sargent Shriver Award for Equal Justice during an event at the Swiss Hotel downtown.

The award recognizes people who have contributed to the cause of justice for people in poverty.

Holder expressed his commitment to protecting civil rights for all Americans.