Killings Seem to Have Replaced COVID-19 Numbers in Chicago News

Killings Seem to Have Replaced COVID-19 Numbers in Chicago News

Senseless killings have recently taken the place of the news announcing how many have died from COVID-19 in Chicago. They dominate the headlines, giving the city a break from the realness of the pandemic, especially since Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced the reopening on June 11, 2021. Similar to the pandemic, the killings do not discriminate. […]

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Will Not Bend on Exclusive Interview Decision

Mayor Lori Lightfoot Will Not Bend on Exclusive Interview Decision

There has been much controversy over Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s (D) proclamation on May 19, 2021,  as she approaches her second anniversary as mayor to grant exclusive interviews to Black or Brown journalists. The mayor stood her ground on her decision Friday, June 11, 2021, during an interview with CNN, raising questions of racial representation […]

Shootings Did Not Stop Chicago From Reopening

Shootings Did Not Stop Chicago From Reopening

Chicago has become the largest major U.S. city to reopen as of June 11, 2021, just in time for Gay Pride Month. The city was originally scheduled to open in July. Mayor Lori Lightfoot explains why: Due to the incredible progress we’ve made in our mission to stop the spread of COVID-19, I am thrilled […]