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Midnight Flight: Chapter 9 — Midnight Flight

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 9 — Midnight Flight

Midnight Flight: Chapter 9 — Midnight Flight One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved “I’m gonna leave the city, got to get away. “I’m gonna leave the city, got to get away. “All this fussing and fighting,…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 8 — In the Eye of the Storm

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 8 — In the Eye of the Storm

Midnight Flight: Chapter 8 — In the Eye of the Storm One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved “I can fly like a bird in the sky. “I can buy anything that money can buy. “I can…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 7 — Bowen High School

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 7 — Bowen High School

Midnight Flight: Chapter 7 — Bowen High School One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved “Give me a head with Hair, long beautiful Hair, “Shining, gleaming, streaming, flaxen, waxen, “Give me down to there, Hair! “Shoulder length…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 6 — Alone in the Playground

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 6 — Alone in the Playground

Midnight Flight: Chapter 6 — Alone in the Playground One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved “There she was just a walking down the street, “singing do wah diddy diddy dum diddy do “Snapping her fingers and…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 5 — Black is Bad

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 5 — Black is Bad

Midnight Flight: Chapter 5 — Black is Bad One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved “I’m from Milwaukee, and I ought to know. “It’s Blatz, Blatz, Blatz, Blatz, wherever you go. “Blatz is the name you…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 4 — Written Long Before

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 4 — Written Long Before

Midnight Flight: Chapter 4 — Written Long Before One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved Chicago’s borders, literally, marked the end of civilization as we knew it. Beyond the city’s borders was a vast wasteland of forests…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 3 — A Beautiful, Idyllic Community

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 3 — A Beautiful, Idyllic Community

Midnight Flight: Chapter 3 — A Beautiful, Idyllic Community One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2001-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved “You don’t know, what we can find. “Why don’t you come home with me little girl, “on a magic…

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 2, Dividing Lines

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Midnight Flight: Chapter 2, Dividing Lines

Midnight Flight: Chapter 2, Dividing Lines One family’s experience of White Flight and the racial transformation of Chicago’s South Side (an online novel) By Ray Hanania (C) 2000-2017 Ray Hanania, All Rights Reserved Chapter 2 — “Dividing Lines” “You never really knew a man until you stood in his shoes and walked around in them.”…

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