Eve Ottenberg is a novelist and journalist, whose articles have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Vanity Fair, Truthout, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Yorker's “Briefly Noted” section, The Nation and many other newspapers and magazines. She has also written a weekly political column for The Village Voice.
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Sunday, March 17, 2019
Gentrification, School Closings, and Displacement in Chicago
Beginning in 2013, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveiled an ambitious plan to shutter 330 underperforming public schools. The plan was soon whittled down to 54 schools citywide. Parents fought back in Bronzeville, an African American neighborhoodon Chicago’s South Side. If these schools were as...