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Spanish Daily Journal
     February 19, 2019      #17-50 sdj
Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong called for unity and cited accomplishments realized during her nearly two years in office during a speech delivered Saturday.

Kankakee mayor makes call for unity

El alcalde de Kankakee hace un llamado a la unidad

“It is time for everyone in Kankakee to come together.”

Kankakee Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong gave that message Saturday near the conclusion of a State of the Black Community forum at the Community Center of Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Kankakee.

About 80 people attended to hear a wide-ranging program that included comments from Kankakee aldermen, from the city’s official lobbyist, from Kankakee School Superintendent Genevra Walters and from members of the public.

But the mayor ended the three-hour program with a call for support.

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