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Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter VII Summary

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Chapter VII Summary and Analysis

By the early sixties, racial problems loom for Daley. While he insists there is no racism in Chicago neighborhoods, everyone knows there is. Even in his own neighborhood of Bridgeport, blacks do not enter the neighborhood, much less try to live there. Things had not improved for blacks under Daley; in fact, the living conditions of many poor blacks had worsened. To prove that Daley was full of hot air about the lack of segregation in Chicago, several men bought a flat in Bridgeport, where Daley lived, and moved in two black college students. A riot broke out and the men were forced to move out after only a few days.

City planning is set up to segregate the blacks from the white communities. Expressways are designed to serve as racial barriers. No old folks homes are built in white areas because they...

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