New report finds African-American communities hit harder by the recession
In Cook County, blacks are definitely feeling the recession. A recent study finds that African-American communities have a higher concentration of personal bankruptcy than white communities.
The news is especially bad for women. To find out more, Eight Forty-Eight spoke to Geoff Smith, Senior Vice President of the Woodstock Institute.
Woodstock is the local research and policy organization who put out the report, "Bridging the Gap II: Examining Trends and Patterns of Personal Bankruptcy in Cook County’s Communities of Color."
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