ILLINOISMANATI

by Maze Jackson While many people in the world think of Chicago as the focal point of Illinois, it is

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The State Budget Crisis: Another Fine Mess You’ve Gotten Us Into

by Maze Jackson While readers have been bombarded with stories of Chicago’s financial and police crises, the war of words

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Police Murders Expose Black Intergenerational Differences

by Maze Jackson The image of the microphone being taken from the Rev. Jesse Jackson during the Black Friday Shutdown

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Emanuel Puts Aldermen in Uncomfortable Position with $5 Million Settlement

by Maze Jackson The fallout from the release of Chicago Police Department’s dashcam video of LaQuan McDonald being murdered in

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MAYOR PASSES $588 MILLION TAX INCREASE, LAUNCHES 2019 CAMPAIGN

by Maze Jackson During the darkest hours of Mayor Emanuel’s runoff campaign, he worked hard to downplay the looming property

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Dunkin Breaks with Madigan, Says Not “Enough…for Black People”

by Maze Jackson   Fifth District State Representative Kenneth “Ken” Dunkin seems to have no problem keeping his family commitments

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Son of Chicago’s Last Black Mayor Takes Helm of Chicago Black Caucus

by Maze Jackson Chicago Aldermanic Black Caucus Chairman and Sixth Ward Alderman Roderick “Rod” Sawyer was born to do this

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Black Students Return to School But Will the Funding

by Maze Jackson According to the Mayor and CPS officials, Chicago Public School students have made tremendous progress in spite

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City Budget Crisis Hits Black Community

by Maze Jackson While all eyes have been focused on the budget battle in Springfield, Chicago has a budget crisis

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Springfield Rules

by Maze Jackson If you know anything about Springfield, you know The Rule: The Speaker always wins. Everyone knows not

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