The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Champaign County Clerk Aaron Ammons speaks during a Black Lives Matter protest during the summer of 2020. Ammons talks about his journey to becoming the country clerk in 2018.

From addiction to election: How to break the glass ceiling

Despite a rough start, Aaron Ammons became the first elected African American County Clerk in Champaign County
By Faith Allendorf, Features Editor February 1, 2022
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