"You must have been the smartest one in Manley High School," Davis told her.
Now she's looking to replace the man she revered.
A graduate of UIC, Dixon entered into politics as a community activist, establishing the 16th-to-8th Street Central Park Avenue Block Club. Dixon won her 24th Ward aldermanic seat by a mere 192 votes during a run-off on April 17th, 2007.
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