Lakeesha Harris and her domestic partner, Janean Watkins blended their families more than a decade ago. Since then they’ve been struggling to secure a good education for their six children, who range in age from 11 to 18.
In the years since the 2000 election normalized the concept of red and blue states, America has only become more politically and culturally polarized. We’re more likely to be friends with people who share our opinions, and listen to media outlets that reflect back to us our existing beliefs.
A suburban school district says it’ll fight a lawsuit aimed at overturning the expulsion of a student. Proviso Township High Schools says kicking him out was necessary for the safety of other students.
The results of a fiercely contested Cook County election are exposing a gulf between white liberals and minority voters.Forrest Claypool’s anti-machine rhetoric has proven popular over the years with white progressives.