The “deep blue” State of Illinois ranks dead last in racial equality, according to a recent study by personal finance company WalletHub.
WalletHub’s findings come despite the ultra-“woke” policies of the state’s controlling Democrats.
The study looked at how blacks and whites are faring economically in all 50 states by measuring poverty rates, homelessness, employment, home ownership, household income, job status, and other metrics.
The resulting list did not break down along red-and-blue state lines as other economic lists have tended to do. But the study did show that a state with some of America’s most liberal, left-wing, “woke” policies has failed miserably to create the climate its minority citizens need to find the opportunities for economic success.
The only other area in the country worse than Illinois was ultra-left District of Columbia, which came…