Fewer African-Americans In Chicago Could Change Its Politics
Chicago News Cooperative:
Whether you're Mayor Richard M. Daley or Mayor-In-His-Mind-Rahm Emanuel, no voting group is more important for a Democrat than the city's African-Americans. Increasingly, there are fewer of them.
Like Rod R. Blagojevich, the Census keeps on giving, and newly-crunched data shows a big decline in the city's black population.