Prominent individual success stories can create an impression that the Great Migration brought widespread and lasting Black economic liberation. But did it?
racial wealth inequality
This is one in a series of racial wealth snapshots. See more here. Download Infographic View Infographic Introduction Women have made great strides in the workplace, comprising nearly half of the workforce and surpassing men in higher education achievement. Yet women still earn less income, have less wealth and face greater economic instability than their …
The racial wealth divide is greater today than it was nearly four decades ago and trends point to its continued widening. A new report, “Ten Solutions to Bridge the Racial Wealth Divide,” released by the Institute for Policy Studies and Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, takes stock of the problem and offers ten bold solutions.
The evidence of a strong link between redlining, racial segregation and the value of homes just got stronger.