From the WGN archives: Rare footage of when MLK took Freedom Movement to Chicago in 1966

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CHICAGO -- This year marks the 50th anniversary since the Chicago Freedom Movement.

That’s when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. moved his family to Chicago’s West Side to call attention to the segregated, slum conditions many black people were living in.

Dr. King moved here to fight against de facto segregation in Chicago’s housing, education and business practices.

He led marches, teamed up with local activists and negotiated with Mayor Daley.

We’ve combed through the WGN archives to take think look back at Chicago the summer of 1966.

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