Day 17, May 7: The Wealth Gap
The racial wealth gap in the U.S. can be seen through income inequality, earnings disparities, homeownership rates, retirement savings, student loan debt, and lopsided asset-building subsidies.

Today's email takes a closer look at how racism and racist policies have perpetuated persistent wealth and income gaps in the United States.

  • Article: The U.S. exhibits wider disparities of wealth between rich and poor than any other major developed nation. This article is loaded with illuminating facts and figures. 


  • Spotlight: Learn about wealth concentration and the need for a process of truth-telling and a redistribution of wealth here.  

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