Lori Lightfoot's mayoral run is over, and she's the 1st in 40 years to lose re-election in Chicago. Of course, Black Twitter had a field day.

The subject of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's gender politics came to a head again recently after being hit with a defamation lawsuit that claims she got a little "fresh at the mouth" during a dispute with an attorney, going to the lengths of stating that she has, in her own words, "the biggest dick in Chicago."

From Leila Foley to Keisha Lance Bottoms, Black women have occupied high office in their cities.

To combat the problem of gang violence in Chicago directly, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to hit gang members where it hurts by not only taking them to court but also coming for their assets. 

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will reportedly make an announcement Thursday declaring racism a public health crisis in Chicago.

A white reporter hit Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot with a lawsuit that claims she denied his interview request because of the color of his skin.

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's new stipulation of only granting 1 on 1 interviews  to Black and Brown journalists does wonders for the culture, but does a move like that also foster inequality based off the color of your skin?

Disillusioned by city leadership, community members have called on Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resign following a series of missteps that left nothing but questions and calls for accountability.


Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has defended her decision to get her hair cut while the rest of the city is under a stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lightfoot is facing backlash after she violated her own quarantine advice over the weekend to go to a hair salon, and her stylist spilled the tea on […]


CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is launching a health campaign focused on the city’s black and brown communities, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday following a media report highlighting the disproportionate number of black residents among those who have died of COVID-19 complications in the city. Lightfoot called WBEZ’s finding that 70% of recorded deaths due to the […]


CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday named former Dallas police Chief David Brown to head the police force in the nation’s third largest city, touting his humility and calling him “a leader who commands respect.” Lightfoot introduced Brown as the next superintendent of the Chicago Police Department during a news conference, saying […]


CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for a 33-year-old man shot and seriously wounded by Chicago police in a downtown subway station filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging officers used excessive force in violation of policies laid out in court-monitored police reforms. Neither officer seeking to detain Ariel Roman — whose Feb. 28 shooting was captured in bystander video — […]