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William Walls

William Walls
William Walls is a community activist and director of the Committee For A Better Chicago. Walls is owner of an online apparel company, American Shirt Shak. Previous positions: Assistant to Mayor Harold Washington (1983-1986); owner of "Comedy Comedy," clubs in Detroit, Los Angeles and Cleveland (1991-2000) ; comedy talent manager (1990-2002). Education: Bachelor's degree in political science from Tuskegee University in Alabama (1980); law degree from IIT-Kent College of Law (1986). He is married with three children.
William Walls is a community activist and director of the Committee For A Better Chicago. Walls is owner of an online apparel company, American Shirt Shak. Previous positions: Assistant to Mayor Harold Washington (1983-1986); owner of "Comedy Comedy," clubs in Detroit, Los Angeles and Cleveland (1991-2000) ; comedy talent manager (1990-2002). Education: Bachelor's degree in political science from Tuskegee University in Alabama (1980); law degree from IIT-Kent College of Law (1986). He is married with three children. « Show less

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  • How long-lost mayoral candidates are spending Election Day

    How long-lost mayoral candidates are spending Election Day
    Instead of shaking hands with potential voters outside rail stations Tuesday morning, former mayoral candidate Willie Wilson said he visited Springfield to meet with people about his political future and the inner workings of government.
  • Emanuel agrees to meet challengers 5 times

    Emanuel agrees to meet challengers 5 times
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will meet his challengers in five candidate forums ahead of the Feb. 24 city election, his campaign said Monday. Senior campaign adviser David Spielfogel confirmed that Emanuel will particpate in five forums: the Chicago Tribune...

    Challengers continue to lag behind Emanuel on fundraising

    Challengers continue to lag behind Emanuel on fundraising
    Mayoral challengers Ald. Bob Fioretti and Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy" Garcia continue to lag far behind Mayor Rahm Emanuel in fundraising as the campaign enters the stretch run, according to state finance records. Fioretti had $196,071 in his...

    Chicago's red light cameras a hot issue in mayoral, aldermanic campaigns

    Chicago's red light cameras a hot issue in mayoral, aldermanic campaigns
    Nearly 50 candidates for the Chicago City Council have signed a pledge to work for the removal of red light and speed cameras. On Tuesday, when the Tribune hosts the first mayoral debate of the 2015 campaign, Mayor Rahm Emanuel will be the only...

    Watch the Tribune's mayoral debate

    Watch the Tribune's mayoral debate
    The Chicago mayoral candidates will debate for the first time in the 2015 race when they meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board. The debate will be live streamed at chicagotribune.com and WGNtv.com. Rahm Emanuel, Bob Fioretti,...