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Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Racial Wealth Gap

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Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Racial Wealth Gap

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Jan 14, 2021, 6:30 PM CST

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About the Event

The Color Tax: Origins of the Modern Day Racial Wealth Gap, is Episode 3 of the five-part documentary series, Shame of Chicago. The Color Tax tells the story of how a system of predatory home contract sales during the 1950s and 60s plundered enormous sums of wealth from the pockets of black families seeking the American dream o