money income in the U.S may increase to $4.9 trillion, while African American income may rise to $395 billion (nearly 8% of the total). However, parity income for blacks, at 11.6% of the total, would amount to $574 billion; their income deficit may expand to $179 billion, a gap of 31%.
Will You Be Better Off In Four More Years?
Now that President Clinton has won a second term, B.E.'s economists assess whether African Americans will cross the bridge to a more prosperous 21st century or get taken for a ride