The first African-American female mayor in Chicago history will be Lori Lightfoot

Madeline Holcombe and Ray Sanchez, CNN, 04/03/2019

The next mayor will face issues like crime and police-community relations.

Painting by Chicago artist Kerry James Marshall, bought for $25,000 in 1997, sells for $21.1 million

Robert Channick, Chicago Tribune, 05/18/2018

The sale price of “Past Times” was a record for Marshall and the most ever paid for the work of a living African-American artist, according to Sotheby’s.