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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

CHICAGO ARGUS: Chicago’s self-segregation hurts city’s chances of gaining future success?

CHICAGO ARGUS: Chicago’s self-segregation hurts city’s chances of gaining future success?
A status that the study says “we need more deliberate interventions to accelerate our progress.” Although I don’t doubt that some knuckleheads amongst us would perceive those “interventions” as somehow being unnatural and against Chicago’s very character.
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While Donald Trump may only have received 12.41 percent of the city’s vote, consider that some of the most intense white enclaves had precincts that gave him nearly 70 percent of the vote, compared to overwhelmingly black neighborhoods where he was lucky to get just over 1 percent.

Maybe it means the Trump mindset has established its niche in Chicago, and any effort to “desegregate” is going to be a long, drawn-out process that I likely won’t live long enough to see complete.
I shared an article regarding this study over at The Sixth Ward.