Talking Points

wealth-chasm

While all women experience the wealth gap with their male peers, the gap between single black women and white women is a chasm, according to Lifting As We Climb: Women of Color, Wealth, and America’s Future, a report by the Insight Center for Community Economic Development. Based on 2007 data, the most recent available, single black women have just a fraction of a penny for every dollar of wealth of single white women. (See related article.)"

While all women experience the wealth gap with their male peers, the gap between single…