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Racial Wealth Inequality and the Dream Deferred


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Racial Wealth Inequality and the Dream Deferred

Chuck Collins

As protesters march through our cities, a new study dramatizes that at the heart of our racially fractured society is a hidden system of racial wealth inequalities.

The marches in the streets may have been provoked by police conduct in Fergusson and Staten Island. But there is a deeper dream that has been deferred.

The gap between white wealth and Black wealth has grown since the end of the Great Recession of 2007-2009.