"The transformation of the South Shore section of Chicago from an all-white neighborhood to a near totally black one was complete by the time the Great Migration ended in the mid-1970s" (506). -- Isabel Wilkerson
We've covered a considerable amount of time as we've read The Warmth of Other Suns. In the course of time, there had been considerable changes. During the section we read for this week, Wilkerson moves us well into the late 1990s.
What challenge or change did you find most notable confronting Chicago residents like Ida Mae Gladney during this time period? Why? Please provide a page number.