Minority group advocates say Illinois took a big step Monday toward protecting their political voices with the signing of the Illinois Voting Rights Act of 2011.“The rules in the districts are gerrymandered so they are rigged against anyone who may have a group in a particular area,” sai
Asian-Americans say they’re proud to see one of their own finally win a seat on Chicago’s City Council, and that the electoral success was inevitable because their community is growing at a fast rate. Thirty-year-old Ameya Pawar unexpectedly toppled the 47th Ward’s polit
Chinatown residents are inching closer to winning some city resources that they’ve lobbied for during the last several years. Chicago’s City Council allocated funding in September for a new field house to replace one that was torn down nearly 50 years ago.