Williams Responds to Shooting of Unarmed 13-Year-Old

CHICAGO — Upon learning about the reported shooting of an unarmed 13-year-old by Chicago Police Wednesday night, state Rep. Jawaharial “Omar” Williams, D-Chicago, issued the following statement: “I am deeply concerned about the shooting of an unarmed 13-year-old by...

Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Celebrates Confirmation of Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Upon the historic confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus released the following statement: “Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson is one of the most impressive, qualified and fair-minded Supreme...

Black Caucus Health Care Reform Measure Signed into Law, Marking Fourth Pillar of Agenda to Address Systemic Racism

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus (ILBC) is celebrating the signing of the Illinois Health Care and Human Service Reform Act, a historic measure to address the systemic racial inequalities within the state’s health care system, into law by Gov....