In Illinois, political lies are evidence that Black lives don’t matter much

Black lives matter, but maybe not so much if you are among Illinois’ political leaders or Chicago’s business elite.

Last week, a group of local political leaders representing Cook County’s south suburbs, some of the poorest in the nation, called on Gov. J.B. Pritzker to pressure Amazon to invest in a South Suburban Airport near Peotone. Chicago Ald. David Moore (17th Ward) later called his own press conference to support the cause, but none of the press attended.

The South Suburban Airport has been the target of political skullduggery for 30 years.

Read more at The Chicago Sun-Times.