“We have to have an answer that meets the needs of our students on a daily basis, and our leadership has failed us continuously.” — Stacy Davis Gates, Chicago Teachers Union Executive Vice-President
Chicago Mayor Sidesteps Affordable Housing Talks, Union Continues Fighting For Nearly 17,000 Homeless Students
If contract negotiations fail between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union, teachers will strike on October 17.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) pointed to Chicago as an example of why gun control doesn't work and Mayor Lori Lightfoot wasn't having it.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot dismissed the "nonsense tweets from people who don’t know what they’re talking about.”
Roc Nation artist Vic Mensa spoke to ESSENCE about his new shoe line with Wolverine and how proceeds benefit young people in Chicago.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: Gang Violence Connected to 'Systemic Disinvestment’ In South, West Sides
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pointed to poverty as a key issue when it comes to preventing the cycle of gang violence.
On Monday morning, Lori Lightfoot officially became the 56th mayor of Chicago, and the city’s first African-American and openly gay female mayor. In Lightfoot’s inauguration speech, she noted that the […]
Lori Lightfoot made history on Tuesday as the first Black woman and first openly gay person to be elected as Mayor in Chicago.
In a special mayoral election on Tuesday, Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle emerged as the top two vote earners, prompting a runoff set for April 2.
When I announced my candidacy for mayor of Chicago earlier this year, my wife and daughter stood by my side. And since that day, my family and I have been […]
#JusticeForLaquan: Chicago Police Officer Found Guilty Of Second-Degree Murder In 2014 Execution Of Laquan McDonald
Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, 40, has been convicted on second-degree murder charges in the October 2014 shooting death of 17-year-Laquan McDonald. Van Dyke, who is white, fatally shot […]
Lori Lightfoot has plans for Chicago and her main goal is to undo the years of damage she says current Mayor Rahm Emanuel has caused the city. Last week, Emanuel, […]