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Chicago gained Latino and lost Black residents in 2020 Census. Latino aldermen want new city council ward map to reflect population shift.

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The South Side 17th Ward, currently a majority-Black ward represented by Black Ald. David Moore that includes parts of the Auburn-Gresham, Englewood and Marquette Park neighborhoods, would be pushed west into the heavily Latino Marquette Park and Chicago Lawn neighborhoods. That would make Moore, a two-term alderman who’s running for Secretary of State, the odd man out.

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