Roland Martin has strong words for African-American voters in Chicago, IL.

ILLINOIS — Preliminary results from the Chicago mayor’s race show Rahm Emanuel with a decisive lead over his opponents, but the results are not certain until votes are fully counted. Chicago polling stations closed at seven this evening. RELATED: WBW Honors Cornel West Fox News reports: With 75 percent of precincts reporting, Emanuel had more […]

CHICAGO — They call this “The City that Works” – a metropolis anchoring middle America with thriving neighborhoods, prosperous business and a skyline unmatched.

Chicago — Over the weekend, Carol Moseley Braun won the endorsement of one of the most influential black thinkers in America, while also making controversial remarks likening Rahm Emanuel to Adolf Hitler. “I believe a Rahm Emanuel victory would be a slap in the face,” West said. “I’m here to support poor and working people […]

CHICAGO — An Illinois appeals court threw former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel off the ballot for Chicago mayor Tuesday because he didn’t live in the city in the year before the election.

Washington D.C.– Getting the nod as the black consensus candidate for next month’s Chicago mayoral election worked like a charm for Carol Moseley Braun — the third time around.

From NBC Chicago Illinois Congressman Danny Davis on Monday clarified reports that his office had received a threatening email. He said the message, received Sunday, came from someone who was warning him that he might be in danger from another group.   The message itself was not threatening, he said. “The group that [the sender was] […]

CHICAGO — Carol Moseley Braun, the first black woman ever elected to the U.S. Senate, has emerged as the sole prominent African American candidate in the Chicago mayor’s race after the withdrawal of U.S. Rep. Danny Davis.

CHICAGO — U.S. Rep. Danny Davis withdrew from the Chicago mayor’s race Friday, leaving former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun as the only remaining prominent black candidate in the campaign. Davis, who announced his decision alongside Braun at a New Year’s Eve news conference, said the decision was an act of unity for blacks in […]

Washington (CNN) – Illinois Sen. Roland Burris is considering running for mayor of Chicago, potentially joining a crowded field of candidates that includes an ex-senator, current congressman and President Obama’s former chief of staff.

CHICAGO— Former U.S. Sen. Carol Moseley Braun kicked off her campaign for Chicago mayor Saturday by reintroducing herself to voters, some of whom weren’t even born when she last won election in 1992.

Chicago (HuffPost)– As early as 10 a.m. Sunday, candidates and campaign workers filing petitions for the City of Chicago elections began lining up at 69 W. Washington, hoping to make it onto the ballot.