A new report out Wednesday from the University of Illinois, Chicago details the racial wealth gap through the experiences of middle class Chicagoans. It’s called “Chicago’s Racial Wealth Gap: Legacies of the Past, Challenges in the Present, Uncertain Futures.”
Reset brings on one of the authors of the report and two of its contributors to share the intent behind the research and core findings.
GUESTS: Amanda Lewis, director of Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy and Black Studies; sociology professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago
Lorena Garcia, associate professor of Latin American and Latino Studies and sociology at the University of Illinois, Chicago
Natalie Moore, WBEZ race, class and communities reporter