I know how rush works. The pressure from alumni is intense. I know that most white women who enter into sorority rush, often at the behest of their female relatives, are either blissfully unaware that their "sisters" look just like them, or prefer (secretly or overtly) to keep it that way.
Sunday morning may be one of the most segregated times in America. But in Chicago whom people choose to worship with also says a lot about race and housing. A longtime white churchgoer on the South Side knows that story better than most.
African-American women with breast cancer in Chicago are more likely to die of their disease than white women.Now a new study by Chicago researchers finds that the disparity is a widespread problem in major cities.
"The results of a Census data study conducted by the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research revealed that segregation in urban areas has gone down nationwide, with Chicago experiencing the second-largest declines," the Huffington Post reported last week.