The black population in Chicago fell over 16 % in the last census. I bet the vast majority were decent law abiding folks who wanted to work and raise a family. They likely left because they were sick and tired of living in a WAR ZONE, like what is playing out now.”
Your thinking sounds like the usual line that liberals would use.
No the factual reason was that Mayor Daley leveled the housing projects and distributed housing vouchers to those people to encourage them to move to the suburbs. The suburbs have been seeing the resulting rise of gangs and drugs along with high black crime.
Did the Destruction of Chicago’s Public Housing Decrease Violent Crime, Or Just Move It Elsewhere?
Posted Apr 5, 2012 at 03:23 PM
By Whet Moser
Chicago will soon join Detroit in becoming a third world city. Once their benefactor is removed from the White House, what other options will the Windy City have to pay for their wasteful spending habits?