Once of my goals during the winter break has been to catch-up on reading back issues of The New Yorker.
Today, I got to the last issue in my stack – from October. In it, I found an incredibly important, short, and well-written article by James Surowiecki that was headlined The Widening Racial Wealth Divide.
It give a very concise explanation of the reasons behind the “wealth-gap” facing African-Americans.
Here’s an excerpt:
I’m adding it to:
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