Commissioner Jesus Garcia’s run for mayor resurrected talk of a black and brown coalition at City Hall. An important issue as two thirds of Chicago’s population are black or Latino. We talk politics and the state of black and brown relations in the Chicago and on the council.
City Hall was tense Thursday and more political maneuvering was expected Friday. Aldermen have been fighting for electoral survival as they redraw the city’s ward boundaries, which they have to do every 10 years using new census data.