As mayor she will work to create opportunity for every chicagoan regardless of race ethnicity sexual orientation economic status or neighborhood. Most notably she served as president of the chicago police board and chair of the chicago.
Lori lightfoot speaks at her election night party tuesday april 2 2019 in chicago.
Lori lightfoot young republican. If chicago mayor lori lightfoot were a republican every dem in america would be calling for her resignation right now posted at 1 33 pm on december 15 2020 by greg p. Mayor lori lightfoot on wednesday said the video showing anjanette young being handcuffed naked by chicago police which cbs 2 aired this week was appalling. Mayor lori lightfoot of chicago.
But the handling of young s assault by police resembles far too closely emanuel s fierce attempts to cover up the infamous 2014 video of white. Lori elaine lightfoot born august 4 1962 is an american attorney and politician who serves as the 56th mayor of chicago she has served since 2019. Lori lightfoot elected chicago mayor making her the first african american woman to lead the city.
Police body camera footage of a 2019 raid on anjanette young s apartment shows her screaming and crying as she tells the officers that they had the wrong person. Chicago mayor lori lightfoot apologized to social worker anjanette young on wednesday for a police raid on her home in which officers handcuffed her while she was naked. Chicago mayor lori lightfoot is apologizing for the disturbing police raid that saw 12 male police officers break into an innocent woman s home and handcuff her while she was naked.
Lightfoot has taken steps to undo the damage. Before becoming mayor lightfoot worked in private legal practice as a partner at mayer brown and held various government positions in the city of chicago. An experienced manager advocate and reform expert lori lightfoot has worked at the city and federal level to make government more accountable and accessible.
The administration of chicago mayor lori lightfoot tried to block cbs chicago from broadcasting police body camera footage of officers erroneously raiding a woman s home and handcuffing her.