How Good Jobs Policies Can Reduce the Black-White Wealth Divide

"Wealth -- what we own minus what we owe -- matters a great deal for families' economic success. Children from wealthier families can more easily attend college, purchase a home, and start a business. Wealthier families can better bear the costs brought on by a spell of unemployment or an illness. The large and growing black-white wealth gap means that not only is this generation of blacks worse off, but the next generation too will face greater challenges." [Read more]