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May 15, 2017

Middle schoolers at James Madison Elementary may be a few years away from entering the workforce full time, but that isn’t stopping them from getting a leg up on the interviewing process.


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April 27, 2017

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx has repeatedly stressed her commitment to rebuilding trust in her office, including in cases involving fatal police-involved shootings.


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April 17, 2017

For the first time ever, ESSENCE honors the women who are blazing trails for equal rights and inclusion for Black people in America.


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March 29, 2017

The last several months have been busy for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx. Meetings. Surveys. Conference Calls. More meetings.

It’s the groundwork that made up the first 100 days of Foxx’s new career as the county’s top prosecutor. They are the first steps that Foxx hopes will lead to a prosperous era at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.


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March 17, 2017

It was tough talk that could have come straight from the mouth of President Donald J. Trump or Attorney General Jeff Sessions, our nation’s top law enforcer.

Instead, it came from Cook County’s top law enforcer, State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx, in a report last week on her first 100 days, delivered in a speech at the City Club of Chicago.


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March 15, 2017

Caling gun violence a "crisis," Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx said Wednesday her office has launched a unit targeting gun crimes in Chicago's historically two most violent police districts on the South and West sides.


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March 15, 2017

In her first 100 days in office, Cook County State Attorney's Kim Foxx says she's shaken up the office with new hires, made the office more transparent and rolled out new strategies to promote public safety.


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March 13, 2017

What defines a woman?

Is it the way she conducts herself? Is it her education? Is it her dress code?


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March 1, 2017

Movers. Shakers. Way makers. Ebony highlights 20 business owners and executives who are not only breaking down barriers but are also building bridges so others can join them.

09: Kim Foxx, Cook County State's Attorney


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February 27, 2017

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said the nation’s prison system “defies logic” at an event last week hosted by Chicago Ideas and the New York-based Vera Institute of Justice.


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February 19, 2017

When Kim Foxx was sworn in as Cook County state's attorney, she made history, becoming the first African-American woman to hold that office.

She promised to bring change and transparency and while Foxx represents all of Cook County, a big part of her job will be dealing with the violence here in Chicago. She is our guest for Newsviews.


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February 1, 2017

A former resident of the Cabrini-Green public housing complex has gone from rags to riches following her election two months ago as the first black, female Cook County State's Attorney.


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January 23, 2017

Very early on, I knew I wanted to be a lawyer. My mom and father were never married, and we had to go to court when I was very young for child support. To keep us calm, my mother explained to my brother and me what each person in the courtroom did. We had a lawyer, and my mother said, "This person is here to help us.


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