Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth named Illinois House Speaker Pro Tempore

A local state representative has been named to a new leadership role in the Illinois House. 92nd District Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth has been selected as Speaker Pro Tempore. The new position makes her the highest ranked house member, outside the Chicago area. Read more at CIProud.com.

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How the Mainstream Media’s Whiteness Enabled Trump

There’s this video clip, that, to me, has become a kind of shorthand for the way Donald Trump walloped American media, catching so many people blithely unaware. It’s from a 2015 episode of This Week With George Stephanopoulos. Read more at Slate.com.

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