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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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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Right to Work Zones and Unions in the Black Community

by Maze Jackson   Governor Bruce Rauner has proposed introducing employee empowerment zones in Illinois and it has not been

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MAYOR PASSES $588 MILLION TAX INCREASE, LAUNCHES 2019 CAMPAIGN

(as published in the Nov. 4- November 10 Chicago Defender by Maze Jackson During the darkest hours of Mayor Emanuel’s

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DEMOCRATS DUMP DOROTHY BROWN FOR 8TH WARD POWERHOUSE: BUT CAN THEY DELIVER?

(as published in the October 28-November 3 Chicago Defender) by Maze Jackson On October 15, 2015 reports of a “raid”

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BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM: MORE “INCLUSIVE” PROGRAM EXCLUDES BLACKS

(as published in the Sept. 30- Oct. 6, 2019 Chicago Defender) by Maze Jackson   When the topic of wealth is

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

by Maze Jackson (from the September 16-22, 2015 edition of the Chicago Defender Fifth District State Representative Kenneth “Ken” Dunkin

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