Bertrand Goldberg’s Hilliard Homes opened as a model community in 1966. It still is today.
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Rahm Emanuel’s plan for a healthy, segregated Chicago
A report by the mayor’s public health department offers 200 “actionable strategies” to diminish health inequities. Reducing segregation isn’t one of them.
The mayoral race and the color of inequality in Chicago
If the city’s white unemployment rate were nearly triple the black rate, would the Tribune say fiscal policy was the only issue that mattered?
Mayoral candidates still have a chance to speak up about racial segregation—will they?
There are two Chicagos, Emanuel’s challengers agree. But so far, only one of the challengers has pinpointed the underlying problem.
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Hate, Chicago style
In 1986, the Reader’s Steve Borgira took a look at the racism and violence that caused the families of two Black veterans to move out of West Lawn’s Airport Homes forty years before.