Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Tag: black wealth

AME Churches, Black-Owned Banks Team Up to...

The African Methodist Episcopal church, the first independent Black denomination in the U.S., has teamed up with 19 Black-owned banks across the nation to...

From 15 Million Acres to 1 Million:...

At its height, Black land ownership was impressive. At the turn of the 20th century, formerly enslaved Black people and their heirs owned 15...

The Real Reason for America’s Racial Wealth...

A new study called "The Asset Value of Whiteness: Understanding the Racial Wealth Gap" reveals that commonly accepted solutions to closing the gap are...

Will San Francisco’s Black Population Vanish as...

  The Fillmore District of San Francisco once housed so many Black people it was known as the “Harlem of the West.” Jazz clubs lined...

Johns Hopkins Study Finds Black Homebuyers Better...

A new study counters the narrative of the American Dream and home ownership, particularly as it applies to Blacks. A new Johns Hopkins University study...

New Study Shows Disparities in Student Loan...

By now it would be hard to find someone who wasn’t aware of the racial disparities that leave Black students drowning in student loan...

Tales From One NYC Landlord Reveal The...

In a country that seems to praise capitalism, the general philosophy is that money speaks a universal language. For Black citizens, however, the desire...

Simple Statistics Help Explain Black Anger and...

To gain a valuable understanding of Black frustration in America, consider this statistic: the typical Black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth...

5 Positive Behaviors That Are Strengthening The...

Education A growing number of African-American parents are home-schooling their children, resulting in a significant increase in standardized test scores. According to The National Home Education...

Black Families in U.S. Have Three Times...

The wealth gap between white and black families has exploded over the past 25 years, affecting the comfort of black families, the viability of...