Chicago Police Superintendent Perfectly Shames Donald Trump After Trump Claimed Afghanistan Is Safer than Chicago
It is no secret that President Donald Trump holds disdain for the city of Chicago and its city government and personnel. On Monday, it was made perfectly clear that the city, which last had a Republican mayor in 1931, returns the sentiment.
Trump was in the city to address the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference attended by police officials from around the U.S. as well as from foreign nations. At the beginning of his speech, the President complained because Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson chose to attend to the needs of Chicago residents rather than to attend Trump's speech.
The United States continues to mourn in the wake of two mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio that occurred 13 hours apart and resulted in a total of 31 deaths.
The shooter responsible for the 22 of those deaths at a shopping center in El Paso published a manifesto minutes before the shooting, featuring anti-immigrant sentiments similar to those of President Donald Trump and his supporters.
As we pointed out yesterday, parallels between Broadway shows are more common than one might think.
Another savvy Reddit user pointed out via Venn Diagram that the film versions of Hairspray and Chicago share some remarkable similarities as well.
'Who's Got The Pain?': These 5 Fabulous Fosse Number Have Us Weak In The Knees (And Elbows And Wrists)
Bob Fosse's sensual, minimalistic choreography changed Broadway forever, and now it's about to change television. With the premier of FX's Fosse/Verdon less than a month away, it won't be long until viewers everywhere are exposed to a behind-the-scenes narrative of the work and relationship between the iconic choreographer and his muse, Broadway legend Gwen Verdon.
The recently released trailer gave us a scintillating look at the work that will be featured, including numbers from legendary works like Cabaret and Damn Yankees. Though the premier isn't until April 9, we couldn't resist getting into the spirit by binging on some of Fosse's best numbers.
Beginning in 2020, high school seniors who hope to graduate from Chicago Public Schools will need to demonstrate that they have a plan for what comes next — whether that be a job, college, trade school, apprenticeship or the military. In other words, at around age 17, they’ll need to know what they are going to do when they grow up.
The Department of Justice said more Chicagoans were murdered last year than residents of Los Angeles and New York combined, citing comments Jeff Sessions, the U.S. attorney general, made last week saying sanctuary cities "make all of us less safe."
"It's especially tragic that the mayor is less concerned with that staggering figure than he is spending time and taxpayer money protecting criminal aliens and putting Chicago's law enforcement at greater risk," Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement.
The people of Chicago's South Side will benefit from the generosity of Barack and Michelle Obama. The former president and first lady announced that they will donate $2 million to summer jobs programs for the youth of Chicago.
At an event at the South Shore Cultural Center, Barack Obama said, "One of the things that we’ll be starting this year is Michelle and I are personally going to donate $2 million to our summer jobs programs here in the community, so that right away young people can get to work and we can start providing opportunities to all of them."