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Lori Lightfoot Sworn in as 56th Mayor of Chicago

Lori Lightfoot

  View this post on Instagram   Last mic check. #ChicagoInaugural A post shared by Lori Lightfoot (@lightfootforchi) on May 20, 2019 at 5:03am PDT Chicago’s mayor Lori Lightfoot has officially started her term. Her Monday inauguration as the 56th mayor of Chicago marked her as the city’s first African-American and openly gay female mayor. […]

Lori Lightfoot to Become Chicago’s First African-American Female Mayor

Lori Lightfoot

The next leader of Chicago will be Lori Lightfoot, the city’s first openly gay and first African-American woman mayor. 

Lightfoot defeated another African-American woman in Cook County Board President. At the time the race was called, Lightfoot registered 75% of the votes and held an advantage of over 160,000 votes. The blow out victory was […]

HERSource: Chicago Will Elect its First Black Woman As Mayor


On April 2nd, the Windy City will elect its first Black woman as mayor. No matter who wins the runoff election, the next mayor of Chicago will be an African-American woman for the first time in the city’s history. Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle moved forward to the runoff election Tuesday night after Lightfoot brought […]