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Race and Economic Inequality April 25, 2013

Filed under: race — magicalersatz @ 6:38 am

CNN reports on some pretty stunning new figures about the relationship between race and economic status in America. As you can see below, the figures (for household ‘net worth’) aren’t pretty.

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Even more depressingly, the gap between black and white has almost doubled during the recession. But racism is totally over now because there’s a black president!

 

9 Responses to “Race and Economic Inequality”

  1. DavidRLogan Says:

    Thanks for this link.

  2. Nemo Says:

    Wow. Though, interestingly, in dollar terms the gap between median black and white household net worth actually shrank by more than $15K during the period.

    Magicalersatz, were you linking the change in the gap to racism?

  3. […] Average household net worth of whites: $110,000. […]

  4. […] Average household net worth of whites: $110,000. […]

  5. […] Patrimonio netto medio delle famiglie bianche: 110.000 dollari. […]

  6. […] AverageĀ household net worth of whites: $110,000. […]

  7. […] Average household net worth of whites: $110,000. […]


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