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Freedman's Bank building, formerly the Treasure Annex building in Washington, D.C.

Treasury Acknowledges Lost Black Wealth By Renaming Freedman’s Bank

Renaming ceremony acknowledges origins of the wealth gap

The overall economy had begun to crumble leading to the first ‘Great Depression,’ called the…

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Black Wealth: Richest 100 Americans Worth As Much As Total African American Population in U.S.

Scholar weighs in on income inequality between 1% and blacks

A new study finds the wealthiest 100 households on the Forbes 400 list of wealthiest…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Voices Matter on Social Media, and Corporate America is Listening

How the Black Social Media Movement is changing socioeconomics

“Black Twitter consistently drives global trending topics and cultural conversations. As blacks become an…

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Pope Francis Inspiring Investors to Adopt Biblical Principles on Climate Change

Pope links income inequality and social responsibility to climate debate

“In response to the Pope’s call to phase out fossil fuels, there is now a…

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College Not Closing Wealth Gap for Blacks

Federal Reserve study finds massive wealth gap between Black and White College Grads

Surprisingly, the research finds that blacks with a college education not only fared worse financially…

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[STUDY] Blacks Own More Life Insurance Than Whites

Why blacks are at the top of the life insurance gap

While the reasons behind the higher rates of coverage reflect social disparities that play out…

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Nearly 40% of Black Children Live in Poverty

Child poverty rates are declining for all other groups

The number of black children living in poverty in the U.S. held steady over the…

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[STUDY] Wealth Gap for Black and White Homeowners Hurting Future Generations

A study finds an inability to pass on generational wealth

A study finds the racial wealth gap increased dramatically after the housing crisis, causing challenges…

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Why Black Money Matters to Financial Service Companies

How the numbers are working in our favor

Blacks households earning $75,000 or more are the fastest growing income group. This has not…

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[RECAP] Influencer Coalition Presents ‘The Autopsy, Part 2: Our Money, Our Power, Our Politics’

Business and community leaders gather in Atlanta to talk strategy and solutions

“The Autopsy, Part 2: Our Money, Our Power, Our Politics” examined the wealth gap and…

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Financial Literacy Month: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Takes On the Wealth Gap

Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline

In this special series, “Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline,” we highlight Congresswoman Maxine…

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Atlanta Ranks No.1 for Income Inequality

Things are distant between Atlanta's rich and poor

Brookings Institution recently revealed a new report comparing cities’ top earning households to their least…

By Essence Gant

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Black History Month: 20th Century Lynchings Still Costing Blacks Millions

A breakdown of the economic legacy of terror

Many have not even scratched the surface in understanding the psychological and economic impact past…

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Study: More than Half of U.S. Public School Children Are Low-Income Students

Mississippi leads the nation with highest rate of poor students

A recent analysis done by the Southern Education Foundation shows that more than half of…

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Infographic: Two-Income Households Struggle More Than Single Income Ones?

Two incomes aren't necessarily better

Research shows two incomes aren’t necessarily better

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Racial Wealth Gap Has Tripled Since Reagan

The wealth gap between whites and blacks has gotten bigger, not smaller

New Brandeis study says wealth gap between blacks and whites has tripled since Reagan

By Makkada B. Selah

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Wealth Gap Between Young and Old Americans Is Widest Ever

A recent Pew Research Center report explores the wealth gap

A new analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center is showing that the…

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David Banner’s 4 Money Management Lessons for Black America

The rapper/actor shares his perspective on the Black community's misuse of its spending power

Inspired by the Pew Research Center’s minority wealth gap report, rapper/producer/actor David Banner shares his…

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How To Close The Wealth Gap: Step 1

It may take generations to do it. But it starts with making better decisions with the money we have.

The Black wealth gap must be closed. Here’s how we begin to make steps towards…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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In the News: Census Data Shows Wealth Gap Widens Between Whites and Minorities; Obama Losing Support and More

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