He was one of those unsung heroes who make a church function -- attending dull late-night meetings because somebody has to, bringing meals to shut-ins, arranging the pastor's schedule. Lightfoot came in first in the February election that saw a record 14 candidates vying to succeed Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who did not seek re-election. Relationships take precedence over doctrine in many black churches, Moss says. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Wilson echoed the church elder from Moss' story -- Lightfoot's policy positions were ultimately more important than her piety. Home Menu.
While at law school, Lightfoot came out to her family. Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. National advocates for gay rights celebrated Ms. You did more than make history
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