Cook County Treasurer's Office - 7/19/2022
Crain’s Chicago Business
On Tuesday, two items–one from a historical perspective and the other forward-looking–will place the government’s role in creating inequitable and racially segregated neighborhoods, and its ability to correct course, into the spotlight.
The first is a study from Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas’ office detailing how mid-20th century “federal government-sanctioned housing discrimination” led to “urban decay and the ensuing exodus of Blacks from Chicago and other major U.S. Cities.”
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