The people put Harold Washington in City Hall

The people put Harold Washington in City Hall

The long shadow of the Chicago race riot, Part 7 By 1970, people of color were already close to half ...
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Never forget Fred Hampton

Never forget Fred Hampton

The long shadow of the Chicago race riot, Part 6 By 1960, Chicago's Black community reached 813,000 people, nearly a ...
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Chicago Mayor Daley's racist machine

Chicago Mayor Daley’s racist machine

Mayor Richard Daley stands at the microphone during the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. The long shadow of the ...
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Communists fight racism and evictions

Communists fight racism and evictions

The long shadow of the Chicago race riot, Part 4 Despite the race riot and segregated housing, Chicago's Black population ...
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What did the unions do?

What did the unions do?

The long shadow of the Chicago race riot, Part 3 Up to the 1920s, Chicago was the center of the ...
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Bombings greet the Great Migration

Bombings greet the Great Migration

A fundamental change in the composition of the U.S. workforce was the Great Migration of African Americans from the South ...
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The long shadow of the 1919 Chicago race riot

The long shadow of the 1919 Chicago race riot

First in a series A century ago, Chicago was convulsed by anti-Black riots. For days, African Americans were beaten and ...
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