Election celebrations
Election celebrations

AP Wire/Ramzi Dreessen/The Daily Illini - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Obama supporters celebrate the president-elect's victory in Champaign, Ill., early Wednesday morning, Nov. 5, 2008.

Caught in the moment
Caught in the moment

Jonathan Toews raises the Stanley Cup during the Blackhawks Stanley Cup rally at Hutchinson Field in Grant Park on June 28, 2013. | Ramzi Dreessen~Sun-Times Splash

Family ties
Family ties

Vendetta Jackson (second from left) with granddaughter Samarah Jackson and sons Cordarryl Jackson and Cornelius Moore at her home in South Shore on September 24, 2014. Vendetta is a breast cancer survivor and a patient of the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Survivorship Program. | Ramzi Dreessen~Sun-Times SPLASH  

A sign for change
A sign for change

Shaquille Holt holds a sign at the candlelight vigil held for Kiwane Carrington at 906 W. Vine in Champaign on Oct. 14, 2009. The 15-year-old Carrington was accidentally shot and killed by a police officer two weeks prior, sparking outrage and protests from the local community. | Ramzi Dreessen/The Daily Illini

Forward march
Forward march

Tens of thousands of anti-war protesters march along the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol on January 27, 2007 in Washington, DC.

Election celebrations
Caught in the moment
Family ties
A sign for change
Forward march
Election celebrations

AP Wire/Ramzi Dreessen/The Daily Illini - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Obama supporters celebrate the president-elect's victory in Champaign, Ill., early Wednesday morning, Nov. 5, 2008.

Caught in the moment

Jonathan Toews raises the Stanley Cup during the Blackhawks Stanley Cup rally at Hutchinson Field in Grant Park on June 28, 2013. | Ramzi Dreessen~Sun-Times Splash

Family ties

Vendetta Jackson (second from left) with granddaughter Samarah Jackson and sons Cordarryl Jackson and Cornelius Moore at her home in South Shore on September 24, 2014. Vendetta is a breast cancer survivor and a patient of the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Survivorship Program. | Ramzi Dreessen~Sun-Times SPLASH  

A sign for change

Shaquille Holt holds a sign at the candlelight vigil held for Kiwane Carrington at 906 W. Vine in Champaign on Oct. 14, 2009. The 15-year-old Carrington was accidentally shot and killed by a police officer two weeks prior, sparking outrage and protests from the local community. | Ramzi Dreessen/The Daily Illini

Forward march

Tens of thousands of anti-war protesters march along the National Mall in front of the U.S. Capitol on January 27, 2007 in Washington, DC.

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