UIC report details why Chicago’s black population is declining


CHICAGO — Chicago’s black population has been dropping over the past 30 years. The population has gone from its peak of almost 1.2 million in 1980 down to around 830,000. A new report from the University of Illinois at Chicago found some answers.

Stacey Sutton, an assistant professor of urban planning and policy at UIC, joined WGN Weekend Morning News to discuss why the population is declining.


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