Every day the CTA helps thousands of people get to their destinations, yet it also helps give us a unique view of the various economic classes of the city. In the recent years there has been a growing wealth divide that for the most part has been ignored. Racism, Sexism, Homophobia are all topics touched on daily in classrooms, work places, and day to day discussions. Classism however remains on the fringes, for it is too big of a topic to cover in one simple discussion. This video was made in hopes to spark this conversation. I offer no answers to the growing problem, I simply present the issue.

The statistics of median household income were taken from this website and are based on the 2010 census:

A full transcript of Barack Obama's speech can be found:

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