Report: Blacks, Latinos At Risk Of Undercount In 2020 CensusUndercounting could diminish power and money in those areas for the next decade. The 2020 census determines the allocation of more than $675 billion in federal spending on schools, transportation and health care, as well which states gain or lose U.S. congressional seats.
Sen. Durbin Hopes Courts Strike Down Trump Immigration OrderDick Durbin said the president’s executive order amounts to a Muslim ban and sets a poor example for the world.
Opinion: Obama Is Trying To Buy The Hispanic And Female Vote With Another Government GiveawayConveniently-timed for Obama's reelection, the Hispanic and Women Farmers and Ranchers Claims Resolution program began September 24, 2012 – just a month-and-a-half before the election. Apparently the Obama administration did not care about this alleged injustice to females and Hispanics any time in the past three-and-a-half years. It just happened to be thought about and addressed now – just before voters pull the lever.
Blacks, Hispanics Still More Likely To Get Traffic Tickets In IllinoisIf you’re black or brown, you’re still more likely to get a traffic ticket in Illinois than if you’re white.
Rep. Walsh Defends His Comments About Minorities, Government AidU.S. Rep. Joe Walsh (R-Ill.) is taking heat for some comments he made at a recent town hall meeting in Schaumburg.
Latino Activists Pushing New Ward Map As CompromiseMayor Rahm Emanuel is still publicly keeping clear of the fight among Chicago aldermen to redraw ward boundaries.
Competing Plans Brewing Fight For City Council Ward Remap EffortBlack and Latino aldermen are backing competing plans and heading for a floor fight in the Chicago ward remap effort.