By Conor Doyle ‘19
Lori Lightfoot is Chicago’s first black female mayor, but what does that mean? Is Lightfoot just another first, or will she be able to bring real change to a deeply divided city?
Lightfoot’s margin of victory should give her the confidence to kickstart real change in the city as she won with 74 percent of the vote, according to NBC Chicago. Senior Dean Sison said, “Lightfoot won by a definitive margin and I am excited to see what she can do.”
Her first task will be preparation for the summer, which in Chicago is often a time for increased violence […]