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  • The Desegregation Plan That Never Had a Chance

    Erika at the Jackson Red Line with street performers in the background.From Maya Dukmasova and Meribah Knight for theĀ Chicago Reader, the story of how political interference halted a promising housing integration program before it had a chance. Dukmasova and Knight are fellows in the Social Justice News Nexus, a program at Northwestern University’s Medill journalism school that brings together graduate students and professional reporters to work on in-depth stories.

    [Reporting sponsored by The Gannett Foundation.]

    Credit: Sunshine Tucker / Chicago Reader

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