Nilda Flores-Gonzalez joins a panel on segregation in Chicago at the Chicago History Museum

Hosted at the Chicago History Museum, journalists, professors, and researchers discussed segregation in Chicago politics during a recent panel. The panel highlighted themes in the museum exhibit, “Race: Are We So Different,” running until July 15 and offering a look at the cultural, historical and biological aspects of race, as well as its fabricated social structures.

UIC Sociology professor Nilda Flores-Gonzalez explained that segregation does not prevent commonalities among the city's marginalized groups. The same issues often affect all marginalized people because they all live within the same power structure and need to recognize and discuss their commonalities, she noted.

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