Race: Poverty & Economic Inequality

This board explores the economic inequality associated with race, and among other types of pins, you will find graphs illustrating poverty, income, and wealth…
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44% of whites and 82% of blacks say blacks are treated less fairly than whites in hiring, pay, and promotions. Source: Pew Research Center
In recent decades, the excess deaths have been concentrated among Black people in their prime earning years, depriving families of income and stability.  Source: Mary R. Jackman and Kimberlee A. Shauman. "The Toll of Inequality: Excess African American Deaths in the United States over the Twentieth Century"

Race: Income

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Source: Zaw et al., 2017. "Women, Race & Wealth"
Median net worth by household income percentile, 2016  Source: Survey of Consumer Finances

Race: Wealth

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Race: Poverty Rates

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I've often said to friends that America might be a socialist country if there were no black people. The current crisis has shown us that a lot of Americans have no real problem with government support. What they have a problem with is certain people receiving government support. ~ @keithboykin
A Large Share of SNAP Recipients Are White  Participating households by race and ethnicity of the household head, 2013.  Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
How Many Americans Have Ever Received Food Stamps?  Percent of U.S. adults who have ever received food stamps, 2012.  Source: Pew Research Center

Race: Public Assistance

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Blaming Blacks for lacking wealth ignores historical and systemic racism
Changing Median Family Incomes in Baltimore-Towson, 1970-2000
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Whites and blacks differ widely in views of how blacks are treated, 2019
Source: Pew Research Center
a white and black text description on a blue background
Whites and blacks differ widely in views of how blacks are treated, 2019
44% of whites and 82% of blacks say blacks are treated less fairly than whites in hiring, pay, and promotions. Source: Pew Research Center
the tweet on twitter that says, i've often said to friends that america might be a socialist country if there were no black people
I've often said to friends that America might be a socialist country if there were no black people. The current crisis has shown us that a lot of Americans have no real problem with government support. What they have a problem with is certain people receiving government support. ~ @keithboykin
the graph shows that there are many different types of homeowners in 2012 by gfss
Rates of Home Mortgage Denial in 2012 by GSEs (Government Sponsored Enterprises) [Follow this link to find a video and analysis of another form of housing discrimination by race known as redlining: http://www.thesociologicalcinema.com/videos/institutional-discrimination-the-case-of-redlining] Source: HMDA and CoreLogic
the graph shows that there are many different types of people in this country, and they have
In recent decades, the excess deaths have been concentrated among Black people in their prime earning years, depriving families of income and stability. Source: Mary R. Jackman and Kimberlee A. Shauman. "The Toll of Inequality: Excess African American Deaths in the United States over the Twentieth Century"
the graph shows that people are losing their family's money
The myth of closing the racial wealth gap through "stronger families" 2017
Source: Zaw et al., 2017. "Women, Race & Wealth"
a bar chart showing the number of people who have been paid for their health care
The myth of closing the racial wealth gap through personal responsibility, 2016
Median net worth by household income percentile, 2016 Source: Survey of Consumer Finances
the numbers of people who are looking for financial savings
The myth of closing the racial wealth gap through increased savings, 2015
Assets held among U.S. households, by race, 2015 Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
some people are spending more than others in the us women by race and family structure
Median wealth of U.S. women by race and family structure, 2013
2013 Panel Study of Income Dynamics Source: Zaw et al. 2017. "Women, Race & Wealth"
two graphs showing the percentage of people who have invested in their financial asset, and how they
Holdings and value of financial assets by race, 1989 - 2016
Percent families with financial assets Mean value of financial assets for families with holdings Source: Federal Reserve
the u s median household net worth by race and household income quintifie
U.S. median household net worth by race and household income quintile, 2014
2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation Source: Cook Center on Social Equity
chart showing share of firms that faced financial challenges by age of owner
Share of firms that faced financial challenges by race of owner
Source: Federal Reserve Bank of America
an image of the u s financial institution's net worth - owned $ 2 3 billion
Assets held at U.S. financial institutions, 2019
Source: FDIC