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To close the investing gap between Black and white Americans, experts say 5 things need to change

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To close the investing gap, it's important to know why investing matters, increase earning power, seek out reliable information, and take action.

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To close the investing gap between Black and white Americans, experts say 5 things need to change

To close the investing gap between Black and white Americans, experts say 5 things need to change

To close the investing gap, it's important to know why investing matters, increase earning power, seek out reliable information, and take action.

For Black Americans, college degrees aren't about catching up — they're a matter of survival

For Black Americans, college degrees aren't about catching up — they're a matter of survival

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Many White families have savings to ride out hard times, like a shutdown furlough. But most Black families do not.

White Flight to the Bachelor’s Degree

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The four-year degree starkly divides the American people by race. And we are on track to become much more divided, not less.

The 2020 Democratic primary debate over reparations, explained

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Openly talking about reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women is a notable shift for Democrats. But the conversation has often lacked substance.

How architecture is exacerbating the coronavirus crisis for minorities and black Americans

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The coronavirus pandemic is hitting all Americans, but minorities, and particularly black Americans, hardest. Architecture is part of the problem.

The only way to truly solve the race problem in America is to narrow the wealth gap, black economists say

The only way to truly solve the race problem in America is to narrow the wealth gap, black economists say

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A Sociological Note on George Floyd’s Death and the Pandemic

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The question The recent, vicious murder of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man beloved by family and neighbors, unleashed a tempest of principled outrage in the United States and abroad....

Every aspect of the coronavirus pandemic exposes America’s devastating inequalities

Every aspect of the coronavirus pandemic exposes America’s devastating inequalities

Far from an "equalizer," the virus is affecting already marginalized Americans the most.

The fury in US cities is rooted in a long history of racist policing, violence and inequality

The fury in US cities is rooted in a long history of racist policing, violence and inequality

The protests that have engulfed American cities in the past week are rooted in decades of frustrations. African Americans have protested against these injustices going back as far as the ...

There’s a black jobs crisis. Coronavirus is making it worse

There’s a black jobs crisis. Coronavirus is making it worse

Beneath the fury over George Floyd’s death lie longstanding economic inequities that have plagued California's 2.6 million black people.