Nov 052011
 

For COAL’s November Power Breakfast, the focus was on the proposed 2015 remap of Chicago’s 50 wards. Alderman Howard Brookins, alderman of the 21st ward and new chair of the city council’s Black Caucus, provided insight into the map they recently submitted. That map preserves the 19 majority black wards, recognizing that despite the reduction in Chicago’s black population (approximately 200,000 per the 2010 Census), the black population remains the largest racial group within the City of Chicago.

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