Illinois earns 2 firsts: Housing reparations and cops not lying to kids

Should we celebrate or feel like it’s bittersweet progress?

Shamontiel L. Vaughn
Jul 20 · 3 min read
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Chicago is a weird place to brag about. This weekend, CNN reports that at least 53 people were shot in 41 separate shootings from Friday evening to Sunday evening. Although Illinois is in the top 30 states to be vaccinated, some folks clearly…