Be patient with those of us who are appalled. We thought we had been striding toward some progress, thought our education and integrity, our intellect and analysis were meaningful. 897 more words
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Three black mayoral candidates dilute the black vote, and Jacques Roy is re-elected mayor of Alexandria. Does this sound familiar? Or did we forget the outcome of the 2010 Alexandria mayoral race when Vonn Jennings, Rev. 341 more words
What does the applause for Preckwinkle mean?
By CAROL MARIN July 4, 2014 7:18PM
Updated: July 6, 2014 2:29AM
Toni Preckwinkle, president of the Cook County Board, got a standing ovation Monday at the White Eagle Banquet Hall in Niles. 177 more words
By Heather Sadusky
1910: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) founded by both black and white racial progressives.
1917: Race riots in Chicago. 132 more words
Today’s Tribute Thursday goes to Thomas Mundy Peterson (October 6, 1824 – February 4, 1904) of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. He was the first African-American to vote in an election under the just-enacted provisions of the 15th Amendment to the United States Constitution. 597 more words