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Thursday, June 13

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Chief Keef tweeted he's running for mayor as his beef with Mayor Emanuel continues.

Keef's recent performance via hologram at Crave Fest in Hammond was billed as an anti-violence effort but was still shut down by police. And it's not the first time local politicians tried to censor speech, writes Neil Steinberg, adding that doing so also elevates Keef to folk hero status.

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