Lori Lightfoot Sworn In As Chicago’s First Black Woman And First Openly Gay Mayor

Navy Pier and Chicago skyline on June 21, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Navy Pier - Chicagos number one tourist attraction.
Navy Pier and Chicago skyline on June 21, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Navy Pier - Chicagos number one tourist attraction.

Navy Pier and Chicago skyline on June 21, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Navy Pier – Chicagos number one tourist attraction.

The Chicago Tribune reports that as Lori Lightfoot completed her ascension Monday from a long-shot candidate to Chicago’s first black woman and openly gay mayor, the former federal prosecutor stood in front of thousands at a crowded arena and vowed to fundamentally transform a city government that for months has operated under the cloud of an ongoing federal public corruption investigation

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