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Racial Wealth Divide


What Explains the Racial Wealth Gap?

February 24, 2017 /

by Josh Hoxie


A new study shows the legacy of racism far outweighs individual financial decisions in driving the growing gap between black and white families. No myth around around our staggering racial...

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 Christopher Pitt

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by Marc Bayard


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,...

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