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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Chicago Budget Fix Relies on Dysfunctional Springfield

(as published in the October 7-13 Chicago Defender) by Maze Jackson When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that he would be

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Cook County Goes Back to the Future

by Maze Jackson   As Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle prepares to raise the Cook County sales tax by

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Anatomy of a Shutdown

as published in the July 1, 2015 Chicago Defender       Today most likely, Illinois will experience its first shutdown

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