Tag: City Council

Chicago Approves Historic Reparations Ordinance

More than 100 Black men were tortured by police for over two decades

Ferguson Voters Change Face of Elected Officials

Triple number of black city council members

Will Black Voters Turnout in Ferguson?

Voter turnout has historically been low for the city

Council speaker airs ideas on stormproofing NYC

NEW YORK — As New York City works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is calling for more buried power lines, generators ...

Cutting The Grass

By// Anthony Roberts Going to jail for a dime bag could go up in smoke— at least in Chicago. In June, the City Council voted 44-3 ...