Monday, June 25, 2012

Recent Poll Shows Drastic Wealth Inequality By Race

According to a recent poll released by the Census Bureau, white Americans have 22 times more wealth than black Americans.

This same gap is exhibited between Hispanic Americans and white Americans as well. 

During the recent economic depression the gap increased drastically. 

"Having less wealth and home equity means it will 
be more difficult for blacks and Hispanics to send 
their children to college, which gives them a leg up 
on landing good jobs," said Roderick Harrison, a 
senior research scientist at Howard University.

VOGUE | Note: this has been an undying trend, and the Great Recession only doubled the gap. Read the full article here.

After reading this article, this song popped in my head...

 - Taking Hollywood by STORM

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