Exactly five years later, the Black Lives Matter movement is a perfect example of a movement that’s successfully amplified through social media.
Burke knows the celebrity component of the Weinstein story has in some ways fed a perception that #MeToo has left some communities out.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel wanted none of Gov. Bruce Rauner’s post-Dan Ryan protest tweets.
“I applaud the courage shown by young people in our city and across the country demanding their right to life and human dignity,” Cupich wrote.
A bill that would give people prescribed opioids the option to use medical pot was sent to Rauner’s desk, but it’s unclear whether he’ll sign it.
“Cannabis offers a transformational solution for veterans with respect to the current veteran health crisis,” Nick Etten said.
The message from the Bryan Stevenson, the keynote speaker was one of “changing the narrative.”
Janus may shrink resources available for public sector collective bargaining, but it cannot prevent citizens and workers from finding a common voice.
Donte Townsend started Chicago NORML in August 2017, enlisting fellow black cannabis professionals to help him push for equity in the legal pot game.
Sadlowski was 26 when elected to lead the US Steel South Works local on Lake Michigan. His activism helped level the playing field for all workers.
Chicago, Naperville were first stops on the ‘Road for Change’ tour, targeting communities rocked by gun violence or where lawmakers get NRA money.
Saturday’s forum at DuPage Unitarian Universalist Church will focus on educating young people and getting them “registered, and motivated to vote.”
The window washers called on Service One, a window washing company based in East Garfield Park, to “create good jobs with fair compensation.”
Relatives say 21-year-old Razan Najjar was a volunteer paramedic who had helped evacuate and treat the wounded during weeks of cross-border violence.
We need to stop these assaults on our national gems.