|Kim Foxx, running against Alvarez|
“The federal investigation of the shooting is active and ongoing,” the U.S. Attorney’s office assured us this week.
Just remember. The feds never hurry. And Chicago is bleeding. -- Sun-TimesKim Foxx
“She [State's Attorney Anita Alvarez] waited until her hand was forced by intense political and media pressure surrounding the release of this painful video. She waited even after City Hall was prepared to pay the McDonald family $5 million in damages.” -- Chicago DefenderNicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, former member of "Anita's Army"
It was in this culture that Anita Alvarez and many other prosecutors (including Mayor Richard M. Daley) rose through the ranks of the Office of the State's Attorney, participating in its racialized rules of abuse and being institutionally rewarded with promotions and then, election wins. -- NBC NewsHouse Select Committee on Indian Affairs
“The goal of Indian education,” according to the committee, “should be to make the Indian child a better American rather than to equip him to be a better Indian.” -- Politico: How Washington created some of the worst schools in AmericaNewark Mayor Ras Baraka
Well, I always say, you know, most people who talk about schools have never been in one besides the fact that they graduated from an elementary school or high school. The reality is, schools get better when a community supports them. -- Democracy NowColleen Connolly
On Wednesday morning, the hashtag #ResignRahm was trending on Twitter in Chicago. -- Ward Room
Demand Rahm Emanuel's resignation. pic.twitter.com/kkk8buxzSi #ResignRahm Add your name. https://t.co/HCt1vL5uVJ— Leland W Griffin Jr (@LeeGriffin42) November 29, 2015
Chicago needs better than @RahmEmanuel. We need a mayor who cares more about black lives than xmas trees. #BlackLivesMatter #ResignRahm— Kian B. (@FalseFlorimell) November 29, 2015
It’s not about bad apples. It’s about a rotten tree that’s producing rotten fruit. Cut it down at the root. #LaquanMcDonald #ResignRahm— Amara Enyia (@AmaraEnyia) November 29, 2015