Two American heroes died Friday. The most well known was Rep. John Lewis, 80. The other was the Rev. Cordell Tindell “C.T.” Vivian, at 95. The lesser known part of his work — his years in Chicago — that changed the fate of the city and the nation.
Valerie C. Johnson and Robert T. Starks
With a black mayor at the helm once again, it remains to be seen whether a Harold Washington-style African-American and Latino coalition can emerge to fight for socioeconomic and political parity with whites in Chicago.