Tag Archives: Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Wednesday Open thread | Chicago voters reject Anita Alvarez

Voters in Chicago’s Democratic primary rejected the city’s top prosecutor who was criticized for her handling of a case involving the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teenager. Anita Alvarez conceded the race to her challenger Kim Foxx, an … Continue reading

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Breaking News: #CedrickChatman shooting video released

A Judge scolded city of Chicago & ordered the immediate release of video of Chicago teen #CedrickChatman being shot. Watch as cop puts his foot on the dead teen’s body like he had bagged himself a trophy. So disturbing! God … Continue reading

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Illinois Legislative Black Caucus: We need more than tears, Governor

Governor Rauner, your silence is deafening. As our state’s leader, you shed tears upon seeing the video of LaQuan McDonald’s shooting. We stand together to say the state needs more than your tears. With the recent shootings of Bettie Jones … Continue reading

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Will Chicago Elect A New Mayor?

This past Tuesday delivered a shock to TPTB in Chicago: Mayor Rahm Emmanuel has been forced into a runoff. His opponent is Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia, who, if elected, would become Chicago’s First Latino Mayor. When I say that folks just … Continue reading

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Video | 100 % Chicago’s Urban Prep Academy Graduates Accepted to College for Fifth Years in a Row!

Hat tip- The Root CONGRATULATIONS, YOUNG MEN! I sense the makings of FUTURE Presidents of United States of AMERICA. The Urban Prep Academies’ graduating class-Facebook Chicago’s Urban Prep Does It Again: 100 Percent College Acceptance For the fifth year in … Continue reading

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Videos| 3 Chics Politico Sunday Wrap Up

Sunday Wrap Up Throughout this campaign, Mitt Romney has refused to stand up to the most strident voices in his party, promising to undermine women’s health security, and standing by as his own surrogates take extreme stances on women’s health … Continue reading

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Videos | Sunday Shows Wrap Up & Blog Round up

FIRST UP Obama says he won’t apologize to Romney “No. We will not apologize,” Obama said in an interview taped Saturday with WAVY-TV in Portsmouth, Va., and posted on the station’s website Sunday. “Mr. Romney claims he’s Mr. Fix-it for … Continue reading

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3 DOMESTIC TERROR Suspects Plot To Hit President Obama’s Chicago Campaign Headquarters | TRUTH or Propaganda?

From left to right, these mugshot photos provided on Saturday, May 19, 2012 by the Chicago Police Department shows Brent Vincent Betterly, 24, of Oakland Park, Fla., Jared Chase, 24, of Keene, N.H., and Brian Church, 20, of Ft. Lauderdale, … Continue reading

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