Anonymous asked in TravelUnited StatesChicago · 1 month ago

Is Chicago  historically black ?

Chicago was founded by a Haitian black man named Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable sooooo would you say it’s historically black.

3 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Not really. The big black migration into Chicago started in the 1920s.

  • 1 month ago

    might be.......

  • 1 month ago

    Just because this one black guy founded it, I wouldn't say it's historically black. Take New York for instance. Once it was officially Dutch territory, named New Amsterdam then. Now there you can say that the city is historically Dutch. Because it was RULED by the Dutch. Chicago Was founded, but it's not like Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable was the emperor of black people, so to say it's historically black is historically inaccurate.

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