Chicago Tonight

How the City is Trying to Address the Life Expectancy Gap

Clip: 09/17/2020 | 7m 47s | Video has closed captioning.

Black Chicagoans die nearly nine years sooner, on average, than white Chicagoans because of the systemic racism that pervades nearly every aspect of civic life, according to a new report from the Chicago Department of Public Health that vows to bridge that gap. CDPH Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady talks about the report, the pandemic and more.

Aired: 09/17/20

Rating: NR

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