Jane Byrne served as Chicago mayor from 1979 to 1983, but unlike mayors before her, no city parks or buildings bear her name. Read »
Chicago always had a more diversified economy than its Midwestern rivals, which prepared it for the day when trading things and thinking about things became more important than making things. That's why we're... Read »
Newspaper reports Byrne suffered stroke earlier this year. Read »
Black aldermen want more high-level appointments, saying their community is responsible for Emanuel's landslide. But he got the same percentage among whites. Read »
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