Rahm Emmanuel

After over nine hours of meeting Republican and Democratic leaders in the state could not devise a concrete plan for a repeal.

It has been 32 years since Chicago had a mayor of African decent. Harold Washington was elected in 1983 and passed away while in office in 1987. Since Mayor Washington, Chicago has only had two other people as mayor; Richard Daley and Rahm Emanuel. On April 7th, 2015, there is an mayoral election in the […]

As the nation mourns the death of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, the Chicago teen who just performed with the King College Prep High School drill team at the Inauguration of President Barack Obama, the White House issued a statement expressing condolences, reports the Los Angeles Times. “The president and first lady’s thoughts and prayers are with […]

Though crime in Chicago, Illinois has decreased overall in 2012, the murder rate has increased by a shocking 50 percent, reports the Chicago Tribune. Police Chief Garry McCarthy told the Tribune that there have been 40 murders this month in the Windy City, up from 26 in January of 2011. According to police records, the […]

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel paid his respect to the 260 Chicago public school students killed in the past three years at a vigil on Monday. See also: Documentary Deals With Violence On The Streets Of Chicago See also:  More than Common…Extraordinary! The vigil was the first of five scheduled for the week by Urban Dolorosa, […]

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel paid his respect to the 260 Chicago public school students killed in the past three years at a vigil on Monday. See also: Documentary Deals With Violence On The Streets Of Chicago See also:  More than Common…Extraordinary! The vigil was the first of five scheduled for the week by Urban Dolorosa, […]