"The large and growing wealth gap separating white and black families is the product of stubborn barriers that disproportionately consign African Americans to less-valuable real estate and lower-paying jobs, according to a new study.
"A long-term examination of the financial lives of black and
white Americans revealed that African Americans typically face a subtle
but persistent opportunity gap that has served to widen financial
disparities remaining from a long history of overt discrimination,
according to a report to be released Wednesday by Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy." [Read more]