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Black Chicago Aspires for Residential Security: Battling the Restrictive Covenant, 1927-1948

Sunday, February 23, 2020 1:30 PM 3:00 PM Second Presbyterian Church (map) On December 31, 1940, a “Colored Restriction Agreement” went into effect prohibiting “any person found to have 1/8 part or more negro blood, or any person generally considered to be a colored person” from residing in an area bounded by Roosevelt Road on the north, Cermak Road on… Read more →