Oct 15, 2015

This Is the Key to Recovering Black Wealth in America | The Nation

The unpunished killings of Michael Brown, Miriam Carey, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and so many others reflect a racist criminal-justice system whose roots are economic. As the #BlackLivesMatter movement grows, it’s worth understanding the major economic force that sustains the racial wealth disparity in America: housing segregation. Consider the history of Ferguson, Missouri, where Brown was killed...

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