Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she was “angry and frustrated” and planned to hold then Police Supt. Eddie Johnson accountable for reining in an abuse that beleaguered taxpayers “can’t afford.” The message apparently fell on deaf ears.
Amtrak usually accommodates members from Access Living for around $1,000, removing seats to make room for people with wheelchairs. But the group was hit with a much bigger estimate this year: more than $25,000.
“They Ain’t Ready For Me,” directed by independent filmmaker Brad Rothschild, follows MASK founder Tamar Manasseh over a 2-year period of her anti-violence efforts. It premieres Thursday in New York and will screen in Chicago soon.