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The Reasons Behind Chicago’s Racial Segregation

In a city (including surrounding suburbs) with 9.4 million residents as of 2016, Chicago ranks as the third largest metropolitan area in America. And it also has the distinction of being one of the most racially segregated places in America as well.

Some of the factors behind the segregation were open secrets such as redlining, racial discrimination, government loans to white WWII veterans and not to Black war veterans, and the government’s refusal to maintain the public housing buildings they were instrumental in creating.

This video breaks down the various factors that has lead to Chicago’s racial divide for over 100 plus years.

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