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[ad_1] Chicago aldermen were told Wednesday they have until Dec. 1 to approve a ward map that divides the city’s 2.7 million residents into 50 wards, each with a population of 54,923. Delivering that message was attorney Mike Kasper, who served for decades as the election law expert for deposed Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan. […]

[ad_1] The company and law firm names shown above are generated automatically based on the text of the article. We are improving this feature as we continue to test and develop in beta. We welcome feedback, which you can provide using the feedback tab on the right of the page. WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – […]

[ad_1] In a major reordering of soccer competition in North America, the top men’s leagues in the United States and Mexico announced Tuesday the creation of an annual World Cup-style tournament in which every team from both leagues will compete. The monthlong tournament will take place in July and August, beginning in 2023, expanding the […]

[ad_1] On Sept. 15, the varsity girls soccer team from Southridge High School in Beaverton, Oregon, headed to its game 15 miles away thinking about more than soccer. The game was at Newberg High School, where the day before the principal told media outlets students allegedly participated in a “Slave Trade’’ Snapchat group that targeted […]

[ad_1] “White victims tend to be portrayed as being in very safe environments, so it’s shocking that something like this could happen, whereas the Black and Latino victims are portrayed as being in unsafe environments, so basically normalizing victimization,” she said. Ms. Slakoff added that there were a number of reasons people were interested in […]

[ad_1] Melvin Van Peebles at a 2018 film festival in Hollywood. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TCM hide caption toggle caption Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TCM Melvin Van Peebles at a 2018 film festival in Hollywood. Charley Gallay/Getty Images for TCM Influential director Melvin Van Peebles died on Tuesday night at home in Manhattan. The 89-year-old […]

[ad_1] The appraisal value of homes in predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods is oftentimes much lower than that of houses in mostly White communities, according to a recent analysis from Freddie Mac. The government-chartered mortgage giant’s analysis includes more than 12 million home appraisals and pinpoints where in the U.S. those appraisals were completed. Researchers found […]

[ad_1] The dome of the U.S. Capitol Building is seen as the sun sets on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 26, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo WASHINGTON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate aims to vote next week on raising Washington’s borrowing authority and keeping the government funded, the chamber’s No. 2 Democrat said […]

[ad_1] MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The country roads of West Virginia are leading Martinsburg native Christian Rose to Las Vegas this week for his debut in the Automobile Racing Club of America’s (ARCA) Menard’s Series West. Christian Rose Racing, LLC announced recently that it partnered with the West Virginia Department of Tourism where Rose’s No. 42 […]

[ad_1] Melvin Van Peebles, godfather of Black cinema, dies at 89 – AP News | !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s){if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)};if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n; n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′;n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window, document,’script’,’//’); fbq(‘init’, ‘590521687720926’); fbq(‘track’, “PageView”); [ad_2]

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