Posts Tagged “Black Lives Matter”

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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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

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The hatred and reverse racism of the protests

The hatred and reverse racism of the protests Mayor Lori Lightfoot has again taken the side of injustice, marginalizing the violence of the looters, arsonists and even killers who attacked business and police in order to play politics with the emotions and violence of the Black Lives Matter protests following int he wake of the…

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down

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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot lets everyone down Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot puts her own personal agenda ahead of the safety of not only the citizens of Chicago but all of Cook County in a selfish political display that jeopardizes the safety of everyone who doesn’t embrace violence. Lightfoot has done nothing to prosecute the looters…

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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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Focus needs to return to crime not politics in Chicago

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Focus needs to return to crime not politics in Chicago

Focus needs to return to crime not politics in Chicago How can you fight street gang violence that is killing hundreds of innocent people in Chicago neighborhoods if the focus remains on politics instead on finding a solution to the crime? That’s the problem Chicago faces as politics envelopes everything from the appointment to a…

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Some symbols of hate are acceptable to anti-hate protestors

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Some symbols of hate are acceptable to anti-hate protestors

Some symbols of hate are acceptable to anti-hate protestors Statues of Confederate General Robert E. Lee were torn down during mob-led protests in Durham, North Carolina and in Charlottesville, Virginia this week as the media turned the events into protests against their hated President Donald Trump. But there was silence about statues with even more…

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