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Title: Judge Orders Mayor Lightfoot to Clarify New Race-based Interview Policy
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Published: Jun 8, 2021
Author: Sally Kent
Post Date: 2021-06-08 17:41:19 by BTP Holdings
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Judge Orders Mayor Lightfoot to Clarify New Race-based Interview Policy

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June 8, 2021| By: Sally Kent

A Chicago judge has ordered Mayor Lori Lightfoot to clarify a recent policy where she says she will only grant one-on-one interviews to journalists of color going forward. The comments raised eyebrows and then soon followed lawsuits over the constitutionality of Lightfoot’s race-based interview policy.

The Daily Wire reports:

“Conservative watchdog Judicial Watch asked the court for an injunction against Lightfoot’s policy last week, saying it was unconstitutional, but Lightfoot’s attorneys said at a remote hearing Monday that the policy was not in effect and the request was unnecessary,” Fox News reported. “Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit against Lightfoot on behalf of the Daily Caller News Foundation last month, alleging Lightfoot violated White reporter Thomas Catenacci’s equal protection rights under the Fourteenth Amendment when she didn’t respond to multiple requests for interviews, as well as his First Amendment rights.”

News broke in late May that Lightfoot would only be granting interviews to journalists who had black or brown skin color.

NBC 5 political reporter Mary Ann Ahern made the initial allegation on Twitter, writing: “As ⁦ @chicagosmayor ⁩ reaches her two year midway point as mayor, her spokeswoman says Lightfoot is granting 1 on 1 interviews – only to Black or Brown journalists.” Chicago PBS news anchor Paris Schultz responded: “I was told the same thing.” Chicago PBS political reporter Heather Cherone said that she could “confirm” what Ahern was alleging.

In trying to explain her actions, which some blacks called “racist” and “embarrassing,” Lightfoot appeared to demonize white people, saying that it was a “shame” that the media was so overwhelmingly white.

Lightfoot’s new policy has already drummed up multiple lawsuits from white journalists across the country.

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#1. To: BTP Holdings (#0)

US Census Bureau forecasts that by 2045 the white race will be a MINORITY in the US.

Cynicom  posted on  2021-06-08   18:01:52 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#2. To: Cynicom (#1)

by 2045 the white race will be a MINORITY in the US.

There is some white woman running around in this small town in SW Missouri with three little pickaninnies trailing along after her. I have not seen her in a while so I have no idea where she might be now. ;)

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Just think, in 25 years whites can live on welfare, sell drugs etc etc.

People of color will take care of us wont they????

Cynicom  posted on  2021-06-08   18:23:56 ET  Reply   Untrace   Trace   Private Reply  

#4. To: Cynicom (#3)

People of color will take care of us wont they????

My white neighbor lady paid me a visit because she had her Direct Express card and asked me to call Toll Free number.

Then she (sort of) absent mindedly tried to slip my cell phone into her bag. I caught her and said, "That's mine."

She returned several minutes later telling me she went out for a walk. She had the envelope the card was in but it was missing. Not sure if someone got in her apartment and stole the card. But you cannot use it without the PIN. And that can be reset using toll free number. BUT they would need last four of her SSN to make any changes. ;)

My Conservator showed me a bill for Sprint phone service. I told her I do not use Sprint. Write back and tell them they are barking up the wrong tree. ;)

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