Community organizer challenges Lightfoot’s promise that Chicago cannabis industry won’t be an ‘all-white enterprise’


By LaTesha Harris Medill Reports At Chicago’s first-ever cannabis resource fair earlier this month, Mayor Lori Lightfoot was confronted about her promise that the emerging industry would provide equal opportunities to people of color. Lightfoot walked among hundreds of attendees shortly after the fair’s keynote interview. The mayor’s path was blocked by 23-year-old Alex Boutros, […]