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LCDC Joins ABC7 Town Hall on Redlining

LCDC Joins ABC7 Town Hall on Redlining

ABC 7, presented a virtual town hall examining the long lasting effects of the discriminatory real estate and banking practices of redlining. ABC 7’s Leah Hope moderated this hour-long event available on abc7chicago.com Thursday, February 11 at 2:00 PM. Redlining meant that Black residents, despite having all the necessary collateral and ability to pay, could […]

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From Where I Sit

From Where I Sit

  The last time I wrote to you all was in July when I said this: “Black people are leaving Chicago in droves.  According to the IHS Data Clearinghouse, 42,504 black people left between 2010 and 2016.  They have had enough of the crime, food deserts, job deserts, red light camera taxes, poor schools, high […]

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