Another controversy arises as a Chicago Mayor confirmed that she would start holding 1-on-1 interviews with only black or brown reporters.
Clearly another definition of racism coming from a Mayor herself.
A fox news report confirmed that a Local NBC 5 Chicago political reporter Mary Ann Ahern posted a tweet on Tuesday saying,
“As Mayor Lori Lightfoot reaches her two-year midway point as mayor of Chicago, her spokeswoman says the mayor is granting 1 on 1 interview – only to Black or Brown journalists.”
— Mary Ann Ahern (@MaryAnnAhernNBC) May 18, 2021
Mayor Lori Lightfoot actually tweeted about this too on her Official Twitter account.
I ran to break up the status quo that was failing so many. That isn’t just in City Hall.
It’s a shame that in 2021, the City Hall press corps is overwhelmingly White in a city where more than half of the city identifies as Black, Latino, AAPI or Native American.
— Mayor Lori Lightfoot (@chicagosmayor) May 19, 2021
The Chicago the Mayor is more focused on discriminating against white reporters amidst of homicide cases soar in Chicago. Leadership.