Yup, Racism Is Real… And It Makes It Hard To Stay Rich When You’re Black

Yup, Racism Is Real… And It Makes It Hard To Stay Rich When You’re Black

03.22.18
03.22.18

Born wealthy? If you’re a black boy, you probably won’t stay that way.

Youth Radio’s Riley Lockett reacts to newly published data that shows an extensive race-based wage gap, even in the wealthiest families. While rich white boys in the study tended to turn into rich or upper-middle class men, rich black boys did not — falling to middle class or below.

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