Chicago's mayor, Lori Lightfoot made a statement about Smollett saying that making false claims and allegations will not be tolerated.  


To combat the problem of gang violence in Chicago directly, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is looking to hit gang members where it hurts by not only taking them to court but also coming for their assets. 


One of the most polarizing White House officials got put in her place for talking slick. On Thursday, July 16 Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany addressed the eyesore that is the gun violence problem in Chicago. When discussing the issue she took a very clear shot at Mayor Lori Lightfoot calling her the “the derelict mayor of Chicago".

While the city's first Black female mayor is out there trying to save lives, this petty backlash continues to prove how far folks will go to undermine sistas in power.

Chicago's mayor, Lori Lightfoot gives citizens some comic relief in her #StayHomeSaveLives campaign video.