You'd think that with the pandemic still spreading, along with historic economic crises, uprisings for racial equity, and an attempted overthrow of our federal government, the city's first openly gay and only second female mayor would have made more strides for justice and equality in her city. For a mayor just halfway into her first term, Lori Lightfoot has racked up a stunningly long and sundry list of controversies. But the disdain the mayor seems to have for some of her constituents, who she often refers to as Twitter trolls, has cemented her as a particularly callous leader; a far cry from what many thought, if misguidedly so, was going to be a term of progressive policy and racial justice. It's hard not to see this disdain in her decision to raise the bridges last summer, protecting the luxury business district from protesters demanding racial equity. Or in her repeated attempts to withhold video showing in stark relief the failures of the city's police, like a nearly minute video of a nude, sobbing, and pleading Anjanette Young's home being raided, or Martina Standley's leg being crushed under a police van for more than eight excruciating minutes. Or in the often-stalled negotiations with the Chicago Teachers Union.
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The data is as anonymized as possible for confidentiality purposes. Secret Service has purged the computer and filing cabinet files of the membership data on Obama and Emanuel. On May 13, , Rezko was found guilty, after being indicted by a grand jury at the behest of the U. Attorney for Northern Illinois Patrick J. Fitzgerald, of six counts of wire fraud, six counts of mail fraud, two counts of corrupt solicitation, and two counts of money laundering.
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The population of Lakeview was 99, residents, making it the largest of the Chicago community areas by population. Wrigleyville is another popular district. It surrounds Wrigley Field , home of the Chicago Cubs. Lakeview is home to the Belmont Theater District showcasing over 30 theaters and live performance venues located near the Belmont "L" station. Lakeview was used as a camp and trail path for the Miami , Ottawa , and Winnebago Native American tribes.