The racial wealth gap

From the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, a report on What We Get Wrong About Closing The Racial Wealth Gap by William Darity Jr., Darrick Hamilton, Mark Paul, Alan Aja, Anne Price, Antonio Moore, and Caterina Chiopris. Dylan Matthews on the massive new study on race and economic mobility in America (and more). Armond Towns and Carolyn Hardin review The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran. Jason DeParle reviews The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein. Black space, white blindness: Why white Americans have such a hard time picturing a middle-class black neighborhood. AP analysis: Blacks largely left out of high-paying jobs. Jonathan Blanks on how racism made black Americans poor. 50 years after his assassination, we are no closer to realizing MLK’s most radical dream.