Study: D.C. Among States With the Least Racial Progress

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
CBS News

William A. Darity, Jr., Director of the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University and contributor to the study, says the major causes of the wealth gap between black and white households in any state “are past patterns of wealth deprivation by race that has meant that black parents have had far less to pass on to their offspring and a history of public policies that have blocked black wealth accumulation.”

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