Sanders’s claim that the African-American community ‘lost half of their wealth’ in the Wall Street collapse

Thursday, February 18, 2016
The Washington Post

Several experts we interviewed said they don’t anticipate the black community’s wealth to have increased significantly since 2013.

“You would have to have a situation where people were able to somehow pay off prior home-related debts, home mortgage debts and get back into a home for you to have some sort of dramatic effect associated with homeownership,” said William “Sandy” Darity, Jr., director of Duke University’s Samuel Dubois Cook Center on Social Equity...

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