Faith Witness to End Racism
This month’s topic is the Racial Wealth Gap.
Wealth, in our current usage, is different from income. Wealth is the sum of one’s property minus the sum of one’s debts. Income in the form of wages or salaries is transient, while wealth is cumulative.
So what is the racial wealth gap? And a more challenging question…how did it come about? And even more troubling, why is it continuing to grow? This month’s newsletter addresses each of these questions.