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March 2017

Why Black Families Struggle to Build Wealth by Gillian B. White. Appeared in The Atlantic March 20, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/03/shapiro-racial-wealth/520098/?utm_source=atltw

What Explains the Racial Wealth Gap by Josh Hoxie. Appeared in The Institute for Policy Studies March 1, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.ips-dc.org/what-explains-the-racial-wealth-gap/

What Explains the Racial Wealth Divide by Josh Hoxie. Appeared in The Black Agenda Report March 1, 2017. Retrieved from https://blackagendareport.com/what_explains_race_wealth_divide

February 2017

The Value of White Privilege and the American Dream by Charlene Crowell. Appeared in Orlando Advocate February 24, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.orlandoadvocate.com/value-white-privilege-american-dream/

What Explains the Racial Wealth Divide? by Josh Hoxie. Appeared in Inequality.org February 24, 2017. Retrieved from http://inequality.org/explains-racial-wealth-divide/

Root causes of the age-old wealth gap for Blacks by Charlene Crowell. Appeared in Philly Trib February 21, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.phillytrib.com/commentary/columns/root-causes-of-the-age-old-wealth-gap-for-blacks/article_fdde95e1-4130-5839-8d3b-016c2bfc736c.html

Maybe the Earth Is Flat by Michael Harriot. Appeared in The Root February 21, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.theroot.com/maybe-the-earth-is-flat-1792563519

OPINION: We Can No Longer “Agree to Disagree” About White Privilege in America by Ernest Owens. Appeared in Philly Mag February 21, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.phillymag.com/news/2017/02/21/white-privilege-racial-wealth-disparity/

 Racial wealth gap could close with systemic public policy reforms, says new research by Charlene Crowell. Appeared in Louisiana Weekly February 20, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.louisianaweekly.com/racial-wealth-gap-could-close-with-systemic-public-policy-reforms-says-new-research/

What the NBA All-Star Game Can Teach Us About America’s Racial Wealth Gap by John Rice. Appeared in Yahoo Finance February 19, 2017. Retrieved from http://finance.yahoo.com/news/nba-star-game-teach-us-140024932.html

Study: Inheritance Is Behind The Racial Wealth Gap by Haleema Shah. Appeared in wpr.org February 16, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.wpr.org/study-inheritance-behind-racial-wealth-gap

Time to dismantle America’s lingering legacy of economic exclusion: Racial wealth gap could close with systemic public policy reforms, says new research by Charlene Crowell. Appeared in The Chicago Crusader February 16, 2017. Retrieved from http://chicagocrusader.com/time-dismantle-americas-lingering-legacy-economic-exclusion-racial-wealth-gap-close-systemic-public-policy-reforms-says-new-research/

The Real Reason for America’s Racial Wealth Gap Shocks Researchers by Ricky Riley. Appeared in Atlanta Black Star February 14, 2017. Retrieved from http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/02/14/real-reason-americas-racial-wealth-gap-shocks-researchers/

 The Value of White Privilege and the American Dream by Charlene Crowell. Appeared in Black Press USA February 14, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.blackpressusa.com/the-value-of-white-privilege-and-the-american-dream/

Study: White Single-parent Families Have Twice as Much Wealth as Black, Latino 2-parent Families by Breanna Edwards. Appeared in The Jacksonville Free Press February 13, 2017. Retrieved from http://jacksonvillefreepress.com/study-white-single-parent-families-have-twice-as-much-wealth-as-black-latino-2-parent-families/

To the Editor: When Mom and Dad Help With A Young Adult's Rent by Maya Rockeymoore. Appeared in the New York Times February 13, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/opinion/when-mom-and-dad-help-with-a-young-adults-rent.html?_r=1

Leaders Change But The Problems Stay The Same by Hamilton Nolan. Appeared in The Concourse February 13, 2017. Retrieved from http://theconcourse.deadspin.com/leaders-change-but-the-problems-stay-the-same-1792294218

Four reasons the racial wealth gap is a massive hoax by Ben Baxter. Appeared in Al.com February 13, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/02/four_reasons_the_racial_wealth.html

Why Black Americans Stay Poorer by Mark Whitehouse. Appeared in Bloomberg February 13, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-02-13/what-s-keeping-black-americans-poor

The Wealth Gap: Worse Than You Think by Peter Greene. Appeared in Curmudgucation.blogspot.com February 10, 2017. Retrieved from http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2017/02/the-wealth-gap-worse-than-you-think.html#comment-form

Report: Racial wealth gap fueled by public policy by Cyril Josh Barker. Appeared in Amsterdan News February 10, 2017. Retrieved from http://amsterdamnews.com/news/2017/feb/10/report-racial-wealth-gap-fueled-public-policy/

Why Are White People Rich? New Study Debunks Myths About Individual Behavior, Personal Achievements by Prashnu Rathi. Appeared in IB Times February 10, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.ibtimes.com/why-are-white-people-rich-new-study-debunks-myths-about-individual-behavior-personal-2489588

This Damning Chart Shows How Much of a Head Start White Families Have Over Black Families by Jordan Weissman. Appeared in Slate February 10, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.slate.com/blogs/moneybox/2017/02/09/a_damning_chart_about_the_black_white_wealth_gap.html

Single-parent white families have more wealth than two-parent black and Latino families by Mathew Rodriguez. Appeared in Mic.com February 9, 2017. Retrieved from https://mic.com/articles/168158/single-parent-white-families-have-more-wealth-than-two-parent-black-and-latino-families#.pssf1jpTp

Black, Latino Two-Parent Families Have Half The Wealth Of White Single Parents. Appeared in TheGrio.com February 9, 2017. Retrieved from http://thegrio.com/2017/02/09/black-families-half-wealth-white-single-parents/

"Black People Would Be Wealthy If We Stopped Buying Jordans And Weave" Has Always Been And Will Always Be Bullshit by Damon Young. Appeared in Very Smart Brothas February 9, 2017. Retrieved from http://verysmartbrothas.com/yeah-black-people-would-be-wealthy-if-we-stopped-buying-jordans-and-weave-has-always-been-and-will-always-be-bullshit/

"Asset Value of Whiteness:" Being Smarter, Working Harder, Saving Money Won't Close Wage Gap by Ann Brown. Appeared in Madame Noire February 9, 2017. Retrieved from http://madamenoire.com/785076/smarter-working-harder-saving-money-wont-close-wage-gap-new-study-finds/

Study: Here's the real reason for America's racial wealth gap by Peter Coy. Appeared in MSN February 8, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.msn.com/en-ca/money/markets/study-heres-the-real-reason-for-americas-racial-wealth-gap/ar-AAmJ34c

Black, Latino Two-Parent Families Have Half The Wealth Of White Single Parents by Adrian Florido. Appeared in NPR February 8, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2017/02/08/514105689/black-latino-two-parent-families-have-half-the-wealth-of-white-single-parents

The Big Reason Whites Are Richer Than Blacks in America by Peter Coy. Appeared in Bloomberg February 8, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-02-08/the-big-reason-whites-are-richer-than-blacks-in-america

What Causes Racial Economic Inequality-- and What Doesn't by Amy Traub. Appeared in Demos.org February 8, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.demos.org/blog/2/8/17/what-causes-racial-economic-inequality-%E2%80%94-and-what-doesn't

Attending College Doesn't Close Wage Gap, Says New Report by Kirsten West Savali. Appeared in The Oakland Post February 8, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.oaklandpost.org/2017/02/07/attending-college-doesn't-close-racial-wage-gap-says-new-report/

STUDY: When It Comes to Racial Wealth Gap, Structural Racism Always Wins by Kenrya Rankin. Appeared in Color Lines February 7, 2017. Retrieved from https://www.colorlines.com/articles/study-when-it-comes-racial-wealth-gap-structural-racism-always-wins

New Racial Wealth Gap Report finds that Wealth Gap is Structural. Appeared in TheGrio.com February 6, 2017. Retrieved from http://thegrio.com/2017/02/06/new-racial-wealth-gap-report-finds-that-wealth-gap-is-structural/

The Racial Wealth Gap is a Policy Problem, not a Behavior Problem by Rachel Dovey. Appeared in NextCity.org February 6, 2017. Retrieved from https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/racial-wealth-gap-linked-to-policies-not-behaviors

Attending College Doesn't Close Wage Gap and Other Myths Exposed in New Report by Kirsten West Savali. Appeared in The Root February 6, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.theroot.com/attending-college-doesn't-close-the-wage-gap-and-other-m-1792054955

The Racial Wealth Gap is not Going to Improve by Ellen McGirt. Appeared in Fortune.com February 6, 2017. Retrieved from http://fortune.com/2017/02/06/the-racial-wealth-gap-is-not-going-to-improve/

January 2017

Opinion: Narrowing the Racial Wealth Gap by Thomas Shapiro and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad. Appeared in rollcall.com January 13, 2017. Retrieved from http://www.rollcall.com/news/opinion/narrowing-racial-wealth-gap

October 2016

The Widening Racial Wealth Divide by James Surowiecki. Appeared in The New Yorker October 20, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/10/10/the-widening-racial-wealth-divide

September 2016

Public-interest groups are calling on Education Dept. to track racial disparities in student lending by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel. Appeared in The Washington Post September 15, 2016. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/09/15/public-interest-groups-calling-on-education-department-to-track-racial-disparities-in-student-lending/

A Rising Force: On the State of Black Philanthropy by Ade Adeniji. Appeared in Inside Philanthropy September 14, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/9/14/a-rising-force-on-the-state-of-black-philanthropy.html

August 2016

As Los Angeles Gets Younger, Skid Row Gets Older by Stacy Marlena Torres. Appeared in nextcity.org August 18, 2016. Retrieved from https://nextcity.org/daily/entry/los-angeles-skid-row-elderly-affordable-housing

July 2016

BET's founder on why there aren't more black-owned startups by Andy Medici. Appeared in the Washington Business Journal July 18, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2016/07/18/bets-founder-on-why-there-aren-t-more-black-owned.html

Economic inequality is the cause and the consequence of our racial problems by Michael Hiltzik. Appeared in LA Times July 11, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-economic-racism-20160711-snap-story.html

June 2016

Two Stories from the Frontlines of Millennial Caregiving by Jason Resendez. Appeared in HuffPost June 27, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/two-stories-from-the-fron_b_10661718

Why the Racial Wealth Gap Harms Everyone--Even Whites by Rebecca Adamson, Rose Brewer, Betsy Leondar-Wright, Meizhu Lui, and Barbara Robles. Appeared in Slate.com June 21, 2016. Retrieved from http://goo.gl/vs5WYh

May 2016

The race mistake by Vishnu Sridharan. Appeared in The Hill May 25, 2016. Retrieved from http://thehill.com/blogs/congress-blog/economy-budget/281050-the-race-mistake

Balancing the Checkbook, and Much More, For an Aging Parent by Michael A. Whitehouse. Appeared in Huff/Post 50 May 6, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-a-whitehouse/balancing-the-check-book-_b_9859032.html

April 2016

Don't Start Your Golden Years in the Red: Tips for a Debt-Free Retirement by Take Charge America. Appeared in Business Wire April 14, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160414005322/en/Don%E2%80%99t-Start-Golden-Years-Red-Tips-Debt-Free

March 2016

Investing to close America's racial wealth gap by Beadsie Woo. Appeared in The San Diego Union-Tribune March 25, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/mar/25/racial-wealth-gap/2/?#article-copy

Race, Wealth and Me by Lillian D. Singh. Appeared in Huffpost Black Voices March 30, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lillian-d-singh/race-wealth-and-me_b_9572032.html

Stress and discrimination go hand-in-hand, psychologists' survey says by Molly Jackson. Appeared in the Christian Science Monitor March 11, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/USA-Update/2016/0311/Stress-and-discrimination-go-hand-in-hand-psychologists-survey-says

The Investing Habits of Wealthy Blacks by Stacey Tisdale. Appeared in blackenterprise.com March 7, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.blackenterprise.com/money/investing/the-investing-habits-of-wealthy-blacks/

Is Math The Path To Equality? by Stephanie Sparer. Appeared in Modern Times Magazine March 4, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.moderntimesmagazine.com/page15/160302-Nation-ALGEBRA-PROJECT/160302-Nation-ALGEBRA-PROJECT.php

February 2016

Democrats should focus on racial wealth divide by Bernie Mazyck and Jeremie Greer. Appeared in The Post and Courier February 25, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20160225/PC1002/160229619

Here's How The Government Could Close The Staggering Racial Wealth Gap by Ben Walsh and Julia Craven. Appeared in Huffpost Business February 22, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-the-government-could-close-the-staggering-racial-wealth-gap_us_56cb19fce4b041136f1785b2

Segregation Now, Segregation Tomorrow, Segregation Forever? by Adia Harvey Wingfield. Appeared in The Atlantic February 4, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/02/segregation-tomorrow/459942/

January 2016

We're ignoring an American apocalypse: While everyone obsesses about Trump, the middle class is still rapidly dying by Robert Hennelly. Appeared in Salon on February 3, 2016. Retrieved from http://goo.gl/HCTczB

Racial Wealth Gap's Latest Research by Josh Hoxie. Appeared in Inequality.org on January 27, 2016. Retrieved from http://inequality.org/racial-wealth-gap-latest-research/

Which Policies Will Cut the Racial Wealth Gap? by Amy Traub. Appeared in Spotlight on Poverty on January 26, 2016. Retrieved from http://spotlightonpoverty.org/spotlight-exclusives/60253/

Lack of diversity in Oscar nominations sign of larger exclusion problem in U.S., world by Lewis Diuguid. Appeared in Kansas City Star on January 19, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/lewis-diuguid/article55425920.html

5 Women Civil Rights Leaders You Should Know by Suzannah Weiss. Appeared in Bustle on January 18, 2016. Retrieved from http://www.bustle.com/articles/136258-5-women-civil-rights-leaders-you-should-know

Less Debt, More Equity: Lowering Student Debt While Closing the Black-White Wealth Gap. Appeared in Philanthropy News Digest on January 16, 2016. Retrieved from http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/connections/less-debt-more-equity-lowering-student-debt-while-closing-the-black-white-wealth-gap.

December 2015

Why Black Millennials Can't Seem to Get Ahead by Nicholas Muiruri. Appeared in The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint on December 7, 2015. Retrieved from http://sdvoice.info/why-black-millennials-cant-seem-to-get-ahead/

Forgiving Student Debt Might not Be a Win for All Students by Joseph Williams.  Appeared in TakePart on December 6, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.take-part.com/article/2015/12/06/student-debt

Low-Income Latino Students Less Likely to Take on Student Debt, Attend College: Report by Nicole Akoukou. Appeared in LatinPost on December 1, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.latinpost.com/articles/98968/20151201/low-income-latino-students-less-likely-to-take-on-student-debt-less-likely-to-attend-college-due-to-barriers.htm

Millennials cheer as boomers retire by Jillian Berman. Appeared in MarketWatch on December 1, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.marketwatch.com/story/why-more-college-grads-are-landing-real-jobs-2015-11-30/print

November 2015

Why Millennials of Color Can't Get Ahead by Adrian Florido. Appeared in WUIS | NPR | Illinois Public Radio on November 30, 2015. Retrieved from http://wuis.org/post/why-millennials-color-cant-get-ahead#stream/0

Young white homebuyers have a secret weapon: Their parents' money by Rob Wile. Appeared in Fusion on November 30, 2015. Retrieved from http://fusion.net/story/239378/parental-financial-assistance-racial-gap/ 

Why So Many Minority Millennials Can't Get Ahead by Mel Jones. Appeared in The Atlantic on November 29, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/11/gifts-debts-inheritances/417423/

Student debt forgiveness could narrow the racial wealth gap by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel. Appeared in The Washington Post on November 25, 2015. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2015/11/25/student-debt-forgiveness-could-narrow-the-racial-wealth-gap/

The black-white economic divide in 5 charts by Tami Luhby. Appeared in CNNMoney on November 24, 2015. Retrieved from http://money.cnn.com/2015/11/24/news/economy/blacks-whites-inequality/

October 2015

Cosby Show dreams and African American financial realities by Antonio Moore. Appeared in InsightNews.com on October 28, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.insightnews.com/news/14217-cosby-show-dreams-and-african-american-financial-realities

What role does race play in investing? by Kelley Holland. Appeared in CNBC.com on October 27, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.cnbc.com/2015/10/27/what-role-does-race-play-in-investing.html

Why do blacks and Hispanics accumulate less wealth than whites? by Gail MarksJarvis. Appeared in Chicago Tribune on October 14, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-marksjarvis-race-investing-1013-biz-20151012-column.html

September 2015

Hidden Divorce Penalty is Older Age Poverty by Sharon Johnson. Appeared in Women's eNews on September 3, 2015. Retrieved from: http://womensenews.org/story/retirement/150902/hidden-divorce-penalty-older-age-poverty

The education myth by Sean McElwee and Marshall Steinbaum. Appeared in Aljazeera America on September 9, 2015. Retrieved from: http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/9/the-education-myth.html

August 2015

Black Money Matters! by Harry R. Jackson, Jr. Appeared in The Christian Post August 3, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.christianpost.com/news/black-money-matters-142163/

The Racial Wealth Audit: Policy Analysis through a Racial Lens by Beadsie Woo. Appeared in the Annie E. Casey Foundation blog on August 10, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.aecf.org/blog/the-racial-wealth-audit-policy-analysis-through-a-racial-lens/

College is not the great equalizer for black and Hispanic graduates by Danielle Douglas-Gabriel. Appeared in The Washington Post on August 17, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonkblog/wp/2015/08/17/college-is-not-the-great-equalizer-for-black-and-hispanic-graduates/

July 2015

More U.S. children living in poverty now than during recession by Brett Wilkins. Appeared in Digital Journal on July 21, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.digitaljournal.com/life/personal+finance/1-in-5-us-children-living-in-poverty-more-than-during-recession/article/438972

Financial Reform at 5: Some Gains, Some Big Disappointments by Orson Aguilar. Appeared in the Bradenton Herald on July 17, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.bradenton.com/2015/07/17/5900118_financial-reform-at-5-some-gains.html?rh=1

Homeownership for Minorities in Schenectady Still Elusive by Bethany Bump. Appeared in The Daily Gazette on July 11, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.dailygazette.com/news/2015/jul/11/homeownership-minorities-still-elusive

June 2015

30% of Hispanic Households in Worcester Earn Less Than $15,000 by Patrick Sargent.  Appeared on GoLocalWorcester.com. Retrieved from: http://www.golocalworcester.com/news/30-of-hispanic-households-in-worcester-live-below-the-poverty-line.

Youth Unemployment and Dr. King's Dream by Bernie Sanders. Appeared on Medium.com on June 11, 2015. Retrieved from: https://medium.com/@BernieSanders/youth-unemployment-and-dr-king-s-dream-9b96997d1c8.

Why Now is the Right Time to Help Close the Racial Wealth Gap by Sabrina Terry. Appeared on Huffington Post Black Voices on June 29, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sabrina-terry-/time-to-close-the-racial-wealth-gap_b_7687318.html.

May 2015

10 Legitimate Proposals That Could Finally Close America's Massive Racial Wealth Gap by Taylor Gordon. Appeared in the Atlanta Black Star on May 6, 2015. Retrieved from: https://atlantablackstar.com/2015/05/06/10-legitimate-proposals-that-could-finally-close-americas-massive-racial-wealth-gap.

Africa, Race, and World Order by William Minter. Appeared in All Africa on May 25, 2015. Retrieved from: http://allafrica.com/stories/201505252391.html

Between the Lines: Riots, The Language of the Unheard by Amanda Drane. Appeared in the Valley Advocate on May 6, 2015.  Retrieved from: http://www.valleyadvocate.com/2015/05/06/riots-the-language-of-the-unheard

In A Case Very Few Are Discussing the Supreme Court Could Hugely Increase the Racial Wealth Gap by Sean McElwee. Appeared in Huffington Post Politics on May 1, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sean-mcelwee/the-supreme-court-and-the_5_b_7153208.html

April 2015

America's Financial Divide: The Racial Breakdown of U.S. Wealth in Black and White by Antonio Moore. Appeared on Huff Post BlackVoices on April 13, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/antonio-moore/americas-financial-divide_b_7013330.html

Clinton, Bush Focus on Wealth Gap as Homeownership Dives by Steve Matthews, Kathleen M. Howley and Clea Benson.  Appeared on Bloomberg.com on April 30, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-30/clinton-bush-focus-on-wealth-gap-as-homeownership-dives

Outdated Credit Scoring Models Shut Minorities Out of Housing Market by James H. Carr. Appeared online in Forbes on April 9, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.forbes.com/sites/janetnovack/2015/04/09/outdated-credit-scoring-models-shut-minorities-out-of-housing-market

Shared Housing Trend Grows Among Older Adults by Rachel Nania. Appeared in The Washinton Post on April 4, 2015 and The Californian on April 8, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.thecalifornian.com/story/life/2015/04/08/shared-housing-trend-grows-among-older-adults/25435395

Study: Homeownership Can Help Close The Racial Wealth Gap Across Greater Houston by Florian Martin. Appeared on Houston Public Media. Retrieved from: http://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/news/what-homeownership-has-to-do-with-the-racial-wealth-gap

March 2015

10 Proposals for Eliminating the Racial Wealth Gap by Laura Shin. Appeared online in Forbes on March 27, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2015/03/27/10-proposals-for-eliminating-the-racial-wealth-gap

Boston Fed Study Finds Wealth Disparities "Worrisome" by Megan Woolhouse and Jack Newsham. Appeared online in The Boston Globe on March 26, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/03/26/fed-study-finds-wealth-disparities-worrisome-boston/8wYG1LGm2mZqA6oMPTH4qJ/story.html

Change Unfair Rules to Reap Rewards for All by Jerry Large. Appeared online in The Seattle Times on March 15, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/change-unfair-rules-to-reap-rewards-for-all

Education Alone Can't Solve America's Racial Wealth Gap by Sean McElwee. Appeared online on AlJazeera America on March 31, 2015. Retrieved from: http://america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2015/3/education-alone-cant-solve-americas-racial-wealth-gap.html

Education is not Great Equalizer for Black Americans by Seth Freed Wessler.  Appeared online at NBC News on March 15, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.nbcnews.com/feature/in-plain-sight/wealth-moves-out-grasp-blacks-so-does-opportunity-n305196

How the Supreme Court is About to Explode America's Racial Wealth Gap by Sean Mcelwee and Catherine Ruetschlin. Appeared on Salon.com on March 14, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.salon.com/2015/03/14/how_the_supreme_court_is_about_to_explode_americas_racial_wealth_gap

Increased Black Home Ownership Would Slice Wealth Gap by Freddie Allen.  Appeared in Twin Cities Daily Planet on March 17, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/news/2015/03/17/increased-black-home-ownership-would-slice-wealth-gap

Minimum Wage in Mass. Is Rising—But Can You Live On It? by Stephanie Leydon.  Appeared in WGBH.com on March 23, 2015. Retrieved from: http://wgbhnews.org/post/minimum-wage-mass-rising-can-you-live-it

Neither Education nor a Great Job Can Help Close the Wealth Gap for Blacks by Ann Brown. Appeared on MadameNoire.com on March 19, 2015. Retrieved from: http://madamenoire.com/519432/neither-education-nor-a-great-job-can-help-close-the-wealth-gap-for-blacks

Newswire: Increased Black Home Ownership Would Slice Wealth Gap by Freddie Allen.  Appeared in the Greene County Democrat on March 18, 2015. Retrieved from: http://greenecountydemocrat.com/?p=13346

Study Outlines Public Policy Steps to Reduce Racial Wealth Gap by Katie Johnston. Appeared online in The Boston Globe on March 10, 2015.  Retrieved from: http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/03/10/public-policy-changes-could-reduce-racial-wealth-gap-study-finds/VQ82pwbMNst5AzueXoyXWO/story.html

The Hidden Racism of Young White Americans by Sean Mcelwee. Appeared on PBS NewsHour on March 24, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/americas-racism-problem-far-complicated-think

The Racial Wealth Gap: Why A Typical White Household has 16 Times the Wealth of a Black One by Laura Shin. Appeared online in Forbes on March 26, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.forbes.com/sites/laurashin/2015/03/26/the-racial-wealth-gap-why-a-typical-white-household-has-16-times-the-wealth-of-a-black-one

The Wealth Gap Between Black, White, and Latino Families in the US is Astounding by Libby Kane. Appeared in Business Insider on March 30, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.businessinsider.com/racial-wealth-gap-in-the-us-is-astounding-2015-3

Unjust Public Policies Drive the Massive Racial Wealth Gap in America: Study by Sarah Lazare. Appeared on Common Dreams on March 11, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.commondreams.org/news/2015/03/11/unjust-public-policies-drive-massive-racial-wealth-gap-america-study

Wealth, Not Income, Matters for Getting Into College by Su Jin Jez. Appeared in The Sacramento Bee on March 29, 2015. Retrieved from: http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article16154981.html

White High School Dropouts Are Wealthier than Black and Hispanic College Graduates. Can A New Policy Tool Fix That? by Michael Fletcher.  Appeared online in The Washington Post on March 10, 2015. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2015/03/10/white-high-school-dropouts-are-wealthier-than-black-and-hispanic-college-graduates-can-a-new-policy-tool-fix-that

Why America's Racial Wealth Gap is Really a Homeownership Gap by Tanvi Misra.  Appeared online in City Lab on March 12, 2015.  Retrieved from: http://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/03/why-americas-racial-wealth-gap-is-really-a-homeownership-gap/387427

December 2014

Commentary: Irony of America's Finger-Pointing at China by Lu Jiafei. Appeared on Xinhuanet.com on December 5, 2014. Retrieved from http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/china/2014-12/05/c_133835657.htm.

Ferguson and White Rage by Carol Anderson. Appeared in the St. Louis American on December 4, 2014. Retrieved from http://www.stlamerican.com/news/political_eye/article_1c25dae8-7b7b-11e4-b9c3-9fb055454e09.html

Inequality in American Society: Need for Reservation in Real Terms for Depressed Section by Dr. Vivek Kumar Srivastava. Appeared on Countercurrents.org on December 4, 2014. Retrieved from http://www.countercurrents.org/srivastava041214.htm

Report: Racial Wealth Inequality Gap Widened After Great Recession by Teddy Wilson. Appeared online at RH Reality Check on December 23, 2014. Retrieved from: http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2014/12/23/report-racial-wealth-inequality-gap-widened-great-recession

Skin Color and Health: It's Not About Race? by Utibe Effiong. Appeared in the University of Michigan's Risk without Borders on December 5, 2014. Retrieved from http://www.riskscience.umich.edu/skin-color-health-not-race

Wealth Patterns Among the Top 5 Percent of African-Americans. Appeared in the New Pittsburgh Courier on December 5, 2014. Retrieved from http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2014/12/05/wealth-patterns-among-the-top-5-percent-of-African-Americans-2

November 2014

Another Underserved Attack on an African American Institution by Melvin Miller. Appeared in Bay State Banner on November 12, 2014. Retrieved from: http://baystatebanner.com/news/2014/nov/12/another-undeserved-attack-african-american-institu

Half of Us Have Nothing Saved for Retirement by Paul Grimaldi. Appeared on AnnuityNews.com on November 24, 2014. Retrieved from http://annuitynews.com/Article/Half-Of-Us-Have-Nothing-Saved-For-Retirement/574663#.VQsLhkZYGGh

How Wealthy Black Americans Invest Their Money Differently from Rich White Americans by Melvin Backman. Appeared on Quartz.com on November 27, 2014. Retrieved from http://qz.com/303318/how-wealthy-black-Americans-invest-their-money-differently-from-rich-white-Americans

How Will You Retire? Half of Us Have Nothing Saved, and Many Others Far Too Little by Paul Grimaldi. Appeared in the Providence Journal on November 22, 2014. Retrieved from http://www.providencejournal.com/news/economy/20141122-how-will-you-retire-half-of-us-have-nothing-saved-and-many-others-far-too-little-interactive.ece

Le Credit Suisse Courtise Les Homosexuels Et Les Afro-Américans Aux Etats-Unis by Julie Zaugg. Appeared in Le Matin Dimanche on November 30, 2014. Retrieved from: http://www.pressdisplay.com/pressdisplay/viewer.aspx

New Study Finds that African-Americans Invest More Conservatively Than Whites. Appeared in the Black Christian News Network on November 28, 2014. Retrieved from: http://blackchristiannews.com/2014/11/new-study-finds-african-americans-invest-conservatively-whites

The Big Difference Between How Wealthy African-American and White Investors Treat Their Money by Michael A. Fletcher. Appeared in The Washington Post on November 24, 2014. Retrieved from: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/get-there/wp/2014/11/24/the-big-difference-between-how-wealthy-african-american-and-white-investors-treat-their-money

Wealth Patterns Among the Top 5 Percent of African-Americans. Appeared in the New Pittsburgh Courier on November 23, 2014. Retrieved from: http://newpittsburghcourieronline.com/2014/11/23/wealth-patterns-among-the-top-5-percent-of-african-americans

Years of Economic Inequality Push Wealthy Blacks to be More Conservative with Investments than White Counterparts by Taylor Gordon. Appeared in the Atlanta Blackstar on November 25, 2014. Retrieved from: http://atlantablackstar.com/2014/11/25/years-economic-inequality-push-wealthy-blacks-conservative-investments-white-counterparts

October 2014

Rethinking Ways to Help Oregon Families Get Ahead. Oregon Public News Service. (2014, October). Rethinking Ways to Help Oregon Families Get Ahead. Retrieved from http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-27/housing-homelessness/rethinking-ways-to-help-oregon-families-get-ahead/a42410-1.

This is What the Legacy of "White Privilege" Looks Like in Bill O'Reilly's Hometown. Badger, E. (2014, October). This is What the Legacy of "White Privilege" Looks Like in Bill O'Reilly's Hometown. Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/10/17/what-bill-oreilly-doesn't-get-about-the-racial-history-of-his-own-hometown/?TID+SM_FB.

September 2014

We Need to Focus on Strategies for Building Generational Wealth Rice, S. (2014, September). We Need to Focus on Strategies for Building Generational Wealth. The Root. Retrieved from http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/09/strategies_to_end_the_racial_wealth_gap.html.

Black College Graduates Leave With Diplomas and Debt—A Lot of Debt Boschma, J. & McGill, B. (2014, September). Black College Graduates Leave With Diplomas and Debt—A Lot of Debt. National Journal. Retrieved from http://www.nationaljournal.com/next-america/education/black-college-graduates-leave-with-diplomas-and-debt-a-lot-of-debt-20140922.

Income Inequality Not Just Hurting African-Americans; State Budgets Are Suffering, Too Chiles, N. (2014, September). Income Inequality Not Just Hurting African-Americans; State Budgets Are Suffering, Too. Atlanta Blackstar. Retrieved from http://atlantablackstar.com/2014/09/15/income-inequality-just-hurting-African-Americans-state-budgets-suffering.

America's Middle Class is Poorer Than You Think Djuric, B. (2014, September). America's Middle Class is Poorer Than You Think. News Wire. Retrieved from http://newswire.net/newsroom/news/00085028-america-s-middle-class-is-poorer-than-you-think.html.

Less Talk About Racism, More Talk About Policy Lewis, C.E. (2014, September). Less Talk About Racism, More Talk About Policy. Social Justic Solutions. Retrieved from http://www.socialjusticesolutions.org/2014/09/05/less-talk-racism-talk-policy.

After Her Ferguson Speech, What Hillary Clinton Needs to Say to Black People Chiles, N. (2014, September). After Her Ferguson Speech, What Hillary Clinton Needs to Say to Black People. Atlanta Blackstar. Retrieved from http://atlantablackstar.com/2014/09/01/ferguson-speech-hillary-clinton-needs-say-black-people.

July 2014

Why We Still Need Affirmative Action for African Americans in College Admissions Strauss, V. (2014, July).  Why We Still Need Affirmative Action for African Americans in College Admissions. The Washington Post. Retrieved from http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/03/why-we-still-need-affirmative-action-for-African-Americans-in-college-admissions

June 2014

Opinion: Income Inequality Growing Aubry, L. (2014, June). Income Inequality Growing. Los Angeles Sentinel. Retrieved from http://www.lasentinel.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=13108&catid=85&Itemid=175

May 2014

Housing Discrimination in America was Perfected in Chicago Moser, W. (2014, May). Housing Discrimination in America was Perfected in Chicago. Chicago Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.chicagomag.com/city-life/May-2014/The-Long-Shadow-of-Housing-Discrimination-in-Chicago

CFED: The Racial Wealth Gap is Toxic Inequality Atkinson, A. (2014, May 6). CFED: The Racial Wealth is Toxic Inequality. The Corporation for Enterprise Development.  Retrieved from http://cfed.org/blog/inclusiveeconomy/the_racial_wealth_gap_is_toxic_inequality

Reparations are Imperative: The Stagnate "State of Black America" Daniels, R. (2014, May 6). The Real News. Retrieved from: http://therealnews.com/t2/component/content/article/359-dr-ron-daniels/2057-reparations-are-imperative-the-stagnate-state-of-black-america

April 2014

Menendez:"White Family is Likely to Have 6 Times as Much Wealth as a Black or Hispanic Family Coming Out of the Recession" Menendez, A. (2014, April 27). Menendez: White family is likely to have 6 times as much wealth as a black or hispanic family coming out of the recession. Tampa Bay Times. Retrieved from http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2014/apr/27/alicia-menendez/menendez-white-family-likely-have-6-times-much-wea

Job Quality Matters (2014, April 22).  Job quality matters.  Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.  Retrieved from http://squaredawayblog.bc.edu/squared-away/job-quality-matters

To Reduce Inequality, Start with Families  Warner, J. (2014, April 20). To reduce inequality, start with families.  New York Times. Retrieved from http://http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/04/20/to-reduce-inequality-start-with-families/?_php=true&_type=blogs&smid=tw-share&_r=0

Newswire: NUL State of Black America  Curry, G. E. (2014, April 2). Newswire: Nul state of black america. Green County Democrat. Retrieved from http://greenecountydemocrat.com/?p=9945

State of Black America: Growing Income Inequality Curry, G. E. (2014, April 2). State of black america: Growing income inequality. Afro. Retrieved from http://www.afro.com/sections/news/afro_briefs/story.htm?storyid=82155

Report: Wealth Gap Widens by Race State of Black America Reveals Struggle Curry, G. E. (2014, April 3). Report: Wealth gap widens by race state of black america reveals struggle. The Charlotte Post. Retrieved from http://www.thecharlottepost.com/news/2014/04/03/state-national/report-wealth-gap-widens-by-race

Black America's Bleak Employment Outlook Focus of Urban League Report Muhammad, A. (2014, April 08). Black america’s bleak employment outlook focus of urban league report. The Final Call. Retrieved from http://www.finalcall.com/artman/publish/National_News_2/article_101351.shtml

March 2014

Race Equity Summit to Address Widening Wealth Gap Between Races Warikoo , N. (2014, March 28). Race equity summit to address widening wealth gap between races.Detroit Free Press. Retrieved from http://www.freep.com/article/20140328/NEWS/303280147/Race-equity-summit-address-widening-wealth-gap-between-races

Race is the Elephant in the Room When it Comes to Inequality  Resnikoff, N. (2014, March 13). Race is the elephant in the room when it comes to inequality. MSNBC. Retrieved from http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc/washingtons-silence-the-racial-wealth-gap

February 2014

Seniors Pinched by Small Social Security COLA  Steve, T. (2014, February 23). Seniors pinched by small social security cola. ABQ Journal. Retrieved from http://www.abqjournal.com/357764/news/seniors-pinched-by-small-social-security-cola.html

The Racial Wealth Gap is Growing  Greer, J. (2014, February 19). The racial wealth gap is growing. CFED: The Inclusive Economy. Retrieved from http://cfed.org/blog/inclusiveeconomy/the_racial_wealth_gap_is_growing/

Barely Getting By: Seniors Struggle With Social Security Adjustments  Twedt, S. (2014, February 03). Barely getting by: Seniors struggle with social security adjustments. The Ledger. Retrieved from http://www.theledger.com/article/20140203/NEWS/140209796

January 2014

Racial Wealth Gap Worsens, but How We Can Fix It  Williams, N. (2014, January 13). Racial wealth gap' worsens, but how we can fix it. Examiner. Retrieved from http://www.examiner.com/article/racial-wealth-gap-worsens-but-how-we-can-fix-it

December 2013

State of the Union: Essential Inequality Reader  Moyers, B. (2013, December 23). State of the union: Essential inequality reader. Moyers and Company, Retrieved from http://billmoyers.com/2013/12/23/inequality-an-essential-reader

Brandeis Study Finds Racial Wealth Gap Growing  Crowell, C. (2013, December 9). Brandeis study finds racial wealth gap growing. District Chronicles, Retrieved from http://citationmachine.net/index2.php?reqstyleid=2&mode=form&reqsrcid=APAMagazineArticle

November 2013

Brandeis Study Finds Racial Wealth Gap Growing  Crowell, C. (2013, November 23). Brandeis study finds racial wealth gap growing. Atlanta Daily World, Retrieved from http://atlantadailyworld.com/2013/11/25/brandeis-study-finds-racial-wealth-gap-growing

September 2013

Blacks' Income Remains the Lowest of any Group  Love, D. A. (2013, September 18). Blacks’ income remains the lowest of any group. The Grio, Retrieved from http://thegrio.com/2013/09/18/blacks-income-remains-the-lowest-of-any-group

August 2013

Is Black America Better Off 50 Years After "I Have A Dream"  Brantley, S. (2013, August 28). From 1963 to 2013: Is black america better off 50 years after ‘i have a dream’. The Grio, Retrieved from http://thegrio.com/2013/08/28/from-1963-to-2013-is-black-america-better-off-after-i-have-a-dream

Persistent Economic Inequality 50 Years After the March on Washington  Fergus, D. (2013, August 28). Persistent economic inequality 50 years after the march on washington.Demos: PolicyShop, Retrieved from http://www.demos.org/blog/8/28/13/persistent-economic-inequality-50-years-after-march-washington

The Invisible Walls of Race  Wiley, M. (2013, August 13). The invisible walls of race.Uptown, Retrieved from http://uptownmagazine.com/2013/08/the-invisible-walls-of-race

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