The Asset Value of Whiteness: Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap

Issues of racial inequity are increasingly at the forefront of America’s public debate. In addition to urgent concerns about racial bias in law enforcement and the criminal justice system, activists highlight deeply connected issues of economic exclusion and inequality. No metric more powerfully captures the persistence and growth of economic inequality along racial and ethnic lines than the racial wealth gap.

  • Amy Traub, Laura Sullivan, Tatjana Meschede, & Tom Shapiro
  • Available at: http://cahsi.cs.utep.edu/cahsifiles/Files/ssnlh/Asset_Value_of_Whiteness…
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