US Racial Wealth Gap Largest Since 1984

The median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black households and 18 times that of Hispanic households, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of newly available government data from 2009.

In 1995, white households were only 7 times wealthier than black ones. (What a sad commentary it is that this figure represents a high water mark of equality.)

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One thought on “US Racial Wealth Gap Largest Since 1984

  1. Disgraceful! And the US is supposed to be the “land of opportunity”? “Opportunity” for who??!! And this is based on 2009 data – how much worse is it now?

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