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WBEZ Article Features Dr. William Scarborough and Our Report: “Between the Great Migration and Growing Exodus: The Future of Black Chicago?”

a photo of different groups that have migrated to chicago over time, black and white overlay a man with a business suit and on the right a toddler

A recent WBEZ article highlighted findings from our report on Black population loss in Chicago. “Chicago had this confluence of factors as a union town, as a city with a lot of manufacturing jobs that offered stable middle-class employment for many new workers, which offered stability that they were seeking,” said Scarborough, who authored a report on Black population loss in Chicago published by UIC’s Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy. “And then it creates this sort of immigration pathway.”

Click on this link to read the WBEZ article.