Despite Recovery, Racial Disparities Deepen In Illinois

Despite Recovery, Racial Disparities Deepen In Illinois

Illinois saw its poverty rate decline in 2015, but inequality is getting deeper, according to a report from a coalition of anti-poverty groups. The analysis of census data found that Illinois was one of only eight U.S. states where the income disparity between haves and have-nots widened. WBEZ's Odette Yousef reports.