Posts Tagged “bigotry”

Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

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Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project

Chicago’s Italian American Community responds to Monuments Project The City of Chicago, in a release distributed on February 17, 2021, launched the Chicago Monuments Project website at chicagomonuments.org kicking off the public engagement phase of the Chicago Monuments Project. The new website identifies monumental sculptures, artworks, and commemorative plaques on the public way and in…

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The courage of standing up for our Police

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The courage of standing up for our Police

The courage of standing up for our Police A student athlete at the University of Illinois stood tall and proud recently while all of her teammates and coaches took a knee during the singing of the National Anthem. That student, who I know but won’t identify, has true courage and is the symbol of what…

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Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building

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Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building

Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building Research reveals Stephen Douglas, the Democratic candidate for president against Republican Abraham Lincoln, was a slave owner. Madigan also directed the removal of statues of both Douglas and also Pierre Menard, also a slave owner. Madigan said he is directing the state to review…

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The bullying of Sharon Brannigan

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The bullying of Sharon Brannigan Sharon Brannigan, a suburban Township politician who made some improper comparisons while arguing about immigration policy has suddenly become the target of the protesters against anti-Muslim, anti-Arab racism. But in their protests, they have turned into bullies who yell, scream, and disrespect the image of what Arabs are all about. And…

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