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

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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…



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Shamontiel L. Vaughn

When I'm not writing about news, politics and relationships on "We Need to Talk" or cracking jokes on "Tickled," find me on Substack. Visit Shamontiel.com