Residents give police an earful at Accountability Task Force meeting in Chicago

Photo by Melanie L. Brown for Steed Media Service The Police Accountability Task Force held their first forum this week at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church on the West Side of Chicago. Stakeholders, politicians, organizers and concerned citizens were in attendance at the meeting. The meeting was lead by  Lori E. Lightfoot, who is the chair of […]

Alderman Bob Fioretti’s progressive push to become Chicago’s next mayor

Alderman Bob Fioretti’s path to 2015 mayoral candidate is an interesting one to say the least. As a self-described “civil rights attorney,” Fioretti earned a living for himself in the private sector, representing individuals, corporations and government entities, before running a successful campaign to become the first non-Black alderman in Chicago’s 2nd Ward, a ward that […]