Business

Black-White Wealth Gap Worse than Expected

[NNPA] By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent ASHVILLLE, N.C. (NNPA) – Before the end of the Great Recession, researchers at United for a Fair Economy, a group that advocates for economic justice, estimated that it would take 594 years to close the wealth gap between Read More

Op-Ed

Study Prompt calls for Policy Reforms to Eliminate Racial Wealth Gaps

By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist   According to a new research report, America’s racial wealth gaps will persist until public policy reforms provide every family the opportunity to build wealth. Less than Equal: Racial Disparities in Wealth Accumulation, from the Urban Institute’s Opportunity and Ownership Read More