Chicagoans rejoice at LGBTQ mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot’s historic victory

Lori Lightfoot

Ariana Puzzo Medill Reports Cheers erupted as supporters embraced each other on election night whenever the statistics showed mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot in the lead as the top voter-getter in a field of 14 candidates. The former federal prosecutor made history when she, along with Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, became the candidates for […]

Amara Enyia looks ahead after mayor’s race

By Dwight A. Weingarten Medill Reports Midway through her run for mayor, Amara Enyia relayed a question that a young girl asked her on the far South Side when she learned Enyia was running for mayor of Chicago. “Wow, how do you do that?” the girl said. “I looked at her and I sort of […]