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Rev James Meeks

Our City Is Rich in White Women Who Deserve City Contracts

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

I never thought Rev. Meeks wanted to be Mayor, really. First, he dilly-dallied. Then, he claimed that the only way he could or would do it would be to remain as pastor of his church.

Ministers Say James Meeks Can Juggle Church, City

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The question of whether the Rev. James Meeks could run both his megachurch and the City of Chicago at the same time shouldn't even be an issue, a grou...

Rev. Meeks' Attempt to Win Over Chicago GLBTQ Leaders Too Little Too Late

Scott Foval | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Scott Foval

You know the race for Mayor of Chicago is getting serious when one of the most staunch opponents to GLBTQ equality puts his tail between his legs and ...

Our Mayor's Race Is a Tale of Two Cities

Rebecca Sive | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rebecca Sive

In a way, it's an embarrassment of riches, this mayoral candidate vetting contest. But how does it bode for the person who is most likely to be our next mayor?

Sen. Meeks Would Be Too 'Busy' To Deal With Gay Rights If Elected Mayor

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois Senator James Meeks has not officially announced his bid for Chicago mayor just yet--but as he works behind the scenes to garner support, he ...

Meeks' CPS Plans Strip School Councils Of Principal Selection

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Hundreds of parent-led local school councils would be stripped of the critical power to pick principals under a bill introduced this week by the Rev. ...

Don't Make Kids Pawns of School Funding Mess

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

I've got a suggestion for pastor and state Sen. James Meeks: No need to go all the way to New Trier to see disparities in school spending--a trip across town to Walter Payton will do just as well.