April 5, 1968: the day that sapped life out of Chicago's ghettos
Chicagoans that have never seen other cities’ ghettos might assume that all poor neighborhoods are sparsely populated, rife with vacant lots, and starved of commerce. This condition – the de-institutionalized ghetto – is actually  not symptomatic of all ghettos. Differences in density – of people, residences, banks, churches, grocery stores, social service centers, etc. – between rich and poor neighborhoods are far... Read more »