How Banks Against Wealth Building By Blacks After 2008 Crash

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens, Wallstreetonparade.com -

If you get your business news from the Wall Street Journal or Bloomberg News or the New York Times or Reuters or the Financial Times or CNBC, chances are you did not hear about a critically [...]

Racial Wealth Divide Snapshot: Women And The Racial Wealth Divide

By Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Prosperitynow.org -

As Women’s History Month comes to an end, we at the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative think it is important to reflect upon how racial economic inequality intersects with gender economic [...]

To Fight Racial Inequality We Need To Rethink Our Economy

By Lester Spence, Huffingtonpost.com -

Consider these three facts. African-Americans in the U.S. are 6.4 times more likely than whites to be in jail. The black unemployment rate in the U.S. is consistently twice as high as white [...]

50 Years After The Kerner Commission

By Janelle Jones, John Schmitt, and Valerie Wilson, Epi.org -

The year 1968 was a watershed in American history and black America’s ongoing fight for equality. In April of that year, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis and riots broke out in [...]

5 Facts About Black People In The U.S.

By Kristen Bialik, Pewresearch.org -

For the first time in U.S. history, 90% of Americans ages 25 and older have completed high school, according to the U.S. Census Bureau – and the share of blacks who have done so is also at the [...]

No Typo: The Median Net Worth of Black Bostonians Really is $8

By Akilah Johnson -

The median net worth for non-immigrant African-American households in the Greater Boston region is $8, according to “The Color of Wealth in Boston,” a 2015 report by the Federal Reserve Bank of [...]