How has Chicago's African American Population changed between 1940 and 2010?

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This map shows the African American population in Chicago over the last ten decades. Compare and contrast each map to make observations and inferences about how the black population changed over time.

What changes do you notice in where black people lived in Chicago from 1940 to today?

Skill : Characterize Change Over Time

Skill : Make Observations

Skill : Compare Maps

Find a neighborhood that you recognize on this map. How did black population change there?

Skill : Make Observations

What inferences can you make about why African American population has changed in these ways?

Skill : Make Inferences