How a community-focused weekly is punching holes in an Illinois town’s political discourse

A longtime Mafia stronghold and onetime destination for Eastern European immigrants, Cicero, Illinois, is now a Latino-majority town. More than 89% of residents are “Hispanic or Latino,” according to the U.S. Census Bureau, many of them first- and second-generation Chicagoans. Spanish is heard everywhere, supermarkets stock products from Latin America, and in the last two … Continue reading How a community-focused weekly is punching holes in an Illinois town’s political discourse