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…
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
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"
Baltimore Is Not an Outlier Black-white income gap vs. black income, in cities where at least 10 percent of the population is black. While Baltimore is not alone in this distinction, by a wide range of metrics — income, employment, education — the racial divide in Baltimore is wider than in the U.S. as a whole. Source: American Community Survey