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Should Chinatowns Stay Chinese?

Teresa Córdova, director of the UIC Great Cities Institute, was interviewed by Stateline regarding the gentrification of Chinatowns across the country, and how Chicago’s Chinatown is an outlier experiencing a growing Asian population.

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Chance and Chief Keef: A tale of two rappers

A Chicago Tribune article profiling the divergent styles and backgrounds of Chance the Rapper and Chief Keef cites figures from an early 2017 report by the UIC Great Cities Institute on youth unemployment in Chicago and Cook County.

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