The Racial Wealth Gap Continues

Do you want to learn several of the primary causes of the racial wealth gap? If yes, this course if for you!

Course Benefits

  •  Primary Cause: 246 Years of Slavery

  •  Learn several primary causes for the racial wealth gap

  •  Primary Cause: Jim Crow Laws & Black Codes

  •  Primary Cause: Congressional Mismanagement of Freedman’s Savings Bank

  •  Primary Cause: Black Wall Street Massacre

  •  Primary Cause: Redlining

What You Get When You Sign Up

  • 1

    Chapter 1

    • Lesson 1: The Racial Wealth Gap Part 1 of 3

    • Lesson 2: The Racial Wealth Gap Part 2 of 3

    • Lesson 3: The Racial Wealth Gap Part 3 of 3

  • 2

    Quiz

    • Lesson 1: The Racial Wealth Gap Quiz

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Thurgood Marshall

“Where you see wrong or inequality or injustice, speak out, because this is your country. This is your democracy. Make it. Protect it. Pass it on.”

Mehrsa Baradaran

The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap

“We might want to apply the following short litmus tests to any policy proposal: does the program require some collective sacrifice, or does it place the burden of closing the wealth gap entirely on the black community? If the latter, this is a cop-out that refuses to acknowledge that the black community did not create the problem in the first place.”

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“America’s 400 richest billionaires now have as much wealth as the nation’s entire African-American population – over 14 million households.”

Steven Rattner

“The weak economy, widening income inequality, gridlock in Congress and a presidential election: Those were perhaps the dominant economic and political themes of 2012.”

Barack Obama

Presidenty

“Does that mean that all vestiges of past discrimination would be eliminated, that the income gap or the wealth gap or the education gap [between Afro-Americans and white] would be erased in five years or 10 years? Probably not, and so this is obviously a discussion we've had before when you talk about something like reparations.”

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