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Chicago African Americans

Matt Sledge

Chicago's Black Population Dwindles, Census Numbers Show | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.04.2011 | Black Voices

The 2010 Census reveals that Chicago's black population is leaving -- to Houston, to Dallas, to Atlanta and to the other black talent-magnet cities of...

Rahm Gets Another Big Endorsement, Support In Black Community Grows

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rahm Emanuel has secured another big endorsement in the Chicago mayoral race--Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White. "I personally know the leading...

Fewer African-Americans In Chicago Could Change Its Politics

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

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-Amer...

REPORT: Chicago's African American Population Shrinking

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In one of the greatest domestic population shifts in American history, African Americans poured out of the South in the early 20th century. The so-cal...