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Racial Wealth Divide

Solidarity for Black Workers at Nissan

February 23, 2017 /

by Sarah Anderson

The lead organizer of a union drive with the predominantly African American workforce at a Mississippi factory is building power through alliances with civil rights, faith, and student activists.

Baldwin and the Racial Wealth Divide

February 13, 2017 /

by Josh Hoxie

A new film depicts the black-white divide in a tone both historic and timeless, demanding its audience look directly at our nation's sins, both past and present. It’s hard not...

Retirement and the Racial Wealth Gap

January 24, 2017 /

by Marc Bayard


by Christopher Pitt

African-Americans have saved significantly less for retirement than whites, a disparity that reflects the systemic disadvantages many black wage earners face. Welcome to 2017! President Obama has exited the stage,...

A Tale of Two Unequal Retirements

December 15, 2016 /


A new Institute for Policy Studies report reveals a wide divide in retirement assets between top CEOs and average Americans. Chalk that gap up to a set of rules rigged...

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