Chicago’s Black communities suffer from benign neglect

By Brian Mullins Chicago, like so many American cities, faces a worsening homelessness crisis— one that disproportionately affects the city’s Black residents.  About 75 percent of the homeless population is Black, according to the city’s 2022 Point-in-Time Count and Survey Report, even though Blacks account for less than 30 percent of Chicago’s overall population. This