The Crusader Newspaper Group - Chinta Strausberg - January 20, 2023 - 12:53 pm
The daily crime in Chicago is extremely painful for mayoral candidate Willie Wilson. Each shooting, each murder, reopens old wounds and remembrances of his 20-year-old son, Omar, being murdered in his own suburban home.Read more
Early Voting in Downtown Chicago for the Municipal Election starts Thursday, January 26,
Lopez Endorses Willie Wilson for mayor
Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas appeared most likely to win the endorsement of Ald. Ray Lopez (15th). But Lopez said he ultimately determined Wilson is “the candidate who can win” and bring Chicago together.
By Fran Spielman Jan 4, 2023, 11:06am CST
The mayoral contender shares his thoughts about Mayor Lori Lightfoot and stopping crime.
The Chicago Crusader - 20-09-2022 6:03 PM
"She's lost it" Mayoral hopeful Dr. Willie Wilson wasn't shocked when he received a political mailing from Mayor Lori Lightfoot blasting him for loaning his campaign another $1 million and accusing him of trying to buy this election. Initially, Wilson loaned his campaign $5 million,...Read more
CHICAGO: Arab and Muslim Americans have been the victims of “bad policies” by Chicago’s mayors over recent years but two of the leading candidates running in the Feb. 28, 2023, election vow to change that if they win.
Alderman Raymond Lopez and Dr. Willie Wilson told Arab News in separate interviews that incumbent Mayor Lori Lightfoot has disrespected Arab and Muslim Americans. They said she has failed the people of the city on major policies including public safety, rebuilding the economy and bringing people together.
Lopez said that whoever becomes mayor of America’s third largest city, “must fight for everyone’s dream.” They also blasted Lightfoot’s predecessor, Rahm Emanuel, who was named last year by President Joe Biden as the US ambassador to Japan.Read more
Dr. Willie Wilson on why he is running for mayor ‘I’m running to try to help the citizens of Chicago’
Dr. Willie Wilson joins Steve Dale to talk about his campaign to run for mayor. Dr. Wilson talks about why he chose to run for mayor, his plans to fight crime, and more. Listen Here
Mayoral hopeful Willie Wilson filed a lawsuit against the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners (CBEC) because consolidating precincts to save $2 million is a throwback to the Jim Crow days, and he says it will cause voter chaos and hurt seniors, who vote in high numbers.Read more