Sophia Tareen, The Associated Press

Sophia Tareen

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Recent articles by Sophia:

William Sterling Cary, pioneering Black pastor, dies at 94

CHICAGO (AP) — William Sterling Cary, a pioneering minister and civil rights activist who was the first Black person in prominent church leadership ro... → Read More

Harris Fawell, former congressman from Illinois, dead at 92

CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Harris W. Fawell of Illinois, who served seven terms in Congress and was a state senator, has died. He was 92. → Read More

McDonald's CEO faces growing criticism after gun victim text

The CEO of McDonald’s is facing increasing criticism, including calls for resignation, following text messages where he seemed to blame the deaths of two Black and Latino children killed in gun violence on their parents → Read More

McDonald's CEO faces growing criticism after gun victim text

The CEO of McDonald’s faced increasing criticism and calls for resignation Thursday following text messages he sent to Chicago's Mayor. → Read More

McDonald's CEO faces growing criticism after gun victim text

CHICAGO (AP) — The CEO of McDonald’s faced increasing criticism and calls for... → Read More

McDonald's CEO faces growing criticism after texts about gun victims

The CEO of McDonald's faced increasing criticism and calls for resignation Thursday following text messages he sent to Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot where he seemed to blame the deaths of two Black and Latino children killed in gun violence on their parents. → Read More

Jesse Jackson out of hospital after Howard University fall

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson was released Tuesday from a Washington, D.C. hospital a day after falling and hitting his head while helping How... → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The 80-year-old Chicago civil rights leader was entering a campus building when he fell and hit his head. → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The 80-year-old Chicago civil rights leader was entering a campus building when he fell and hit his head. → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday in Washington, D.C. after... → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday in Washington D → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The 80-year-old Chicago civil rights leader was entering a campus building when he fell and hit his head, according to Jackson spokesman Frank Watkins. → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday in Washington, D.C. after falling and hitting his head while helping Howard University s... → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday in Washington, D. C. after falling and hitting his head while helping Howard University students who are protesting living conditions on campus, according to a spokesman. The 80-year-old Chicago civil rights leader was entering a campus building when he fell and hit his head, according to Jackson spokesman Frank Watkins. Jackson's staff took him to… → Read More

Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday in Washington, D.C. after falling and hitting his head while helping Howard University students who are protesting living conditions on campus, according to a spokesman. → Read More

Judge to rule on barring union from discussing vaccine order

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge is expected to rule Monday about whether to extend an order barring the president of the Chicago police union from making publi... → Read More

Judge: No order barring Chicago police union from discussing vaccine order

An order barring the president of the police union from making public statements encouraging members to disobey the city's COVID-19 vaccine mandate expired after a judge on Monday denied a request to extend it. → Read More

21 Chicago cops put on ‘no pay status’ in vaccine standoff

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said Tuesday that 21 officers have been placed on “no pay status” for refusing to comply with... → Read More

Chicago cops won’t be sent home over vaccine status

CHICAGO (AP) — Police officers in Chicago will not be ordered to go home if they defy the city’s requirement that they report their COVID-19 vaccinati... → Read More

No more workplace raids; immigration agents to target exploiting bosses instead

CHICAGO (AP)—Federal immigration agents will end mass workplace arrests of immigrant employees suspected of living in the U.S. without legal permission, according to a memo issued Tuesday by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. → Read More