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In many ways, Chicago’s the same city it was 50 years ago

WBEZ's Morning Shift on August 28, 2013 15:55

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Fifty years after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech, statistics show that African-Americans in Chicago are still struggling with the same issues that plagued them five decades ago-high poverty rates, lack of jobs and life in a segregated city. Chicago magazine "Deal Estate" columnist Dennis Rodkin details how poverty and unemployment play into the housing market.
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