Solutions for Wealth Inequality: A Joint Statement from Civil Rights Leaders and Organizations on Black History Month

Thursday, February 18, 2016
The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice

"As civil rights leaders and organizations, we stand together this Black History Month to call attention to the income inequality plaguing Boston’s communities of color. The Brookings Institution recently reported that Boston is #1 in income inequality among the 100 largest cities in the United States.  In Boston, households in the top 5% of earners make 18 times as much as households in the bottom 20%...”

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