Archive For The “Racism” Category

Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter

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Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter

Sims and County Board lead support for Black Lives Matter Cook County commissioners urge passage of Justice for Black Lives resolution to shift resources from incarceration to human needs. Resolution would provide moral compass for County Commissioners in difficult budget decisions, ensure Black lives are protected and supported Cook County Commissioners Deborah Sims (D-5th), Stanley Moore (D-4th),…

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Remembering our fathers and the past

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Remembering our fathers and the past

Remembering our fathers and the past The story about my father, a proud immigrant from Palestine who came to America in 1926 to get away from the religious hatred that plagued Christians, Muslims and Jews. He loved America. Fought to defend America enlisting right after Pearl Harbor with his brother, and taught his children to…

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Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism

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Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism

Ford Encourages Governor to Hold Moment of Silence against Hate and Racism With residents across the state coming together to stand against racism and police brutality, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, is calling on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to lower the state’s flags and to call for an 8 minute and 46 second moment…

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IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

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IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online

IL Department of Human Services Announces First Day to Complete the 2020 Census Online Illinois residents can complete the census online starting tomorrow March 12, 2020, at my2020census.gov. IDHS refuses to provide information, however, to Arab American organizations on how the state’s $20 million funding is being appropriated and which ethnic and racial groups are being prioritized or ignored…

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

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Are Census funds to improve count or politics?

Opinion: Are Census funds to improve count or politics? Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has allocated $20 million for the Census count in Illinois, monies additional to funds allocated by the U.S. Census. But how much of that money is going to count the most undercounted constituency in Illinois and Cook County, the Arab American community?…

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Disturbing use of racism to defend Kim Foxx in Smollett Fiasco

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Disturbing use of racism to defend Kim Foxx in Smollett Fiasco

Disturbing use of racism to defend Kim Foxx in Smollett fiasco A special Prosecutor has determined that charges should be restored against Jussie Smollett who allegedly faked up a racist homophobic assault in order to build sympathy to bolster his sagging career. Smollett was given a pass when Cook County States Attorney Kim “The Fixx” Foxx…

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