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The struggle for equitable housing in Chicago is as dire today as it was when Dr. King marched

In the late 1960s, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. brought his nonviolent revolution to Chicago. Invited by the Chicago Freedom Movement, Dr. King joined dozens of civil rights organizations demanding better living conditions for the Black community. Schemes to maintain housing segregation, such as redlining and racially restrictive covenants, created the infamous ghettos that became […]