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Black Wealth Lost In A Sagging Economy

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Black Wealth Lost In A Sagging Economy

Economy

Black Wealth Lost In A Sagging Economy

Black Wealth Lost In A Sagging Economy

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Unemployment numbers are bad for everyone, but worse for African-Americans. Black wealth is declining during the recession. Algernon Austin, director of the Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy program at the Economic Policy Institute helps Madeleine Brand explore the issue, joined by authors Lynnette Khalfani Cox and Steve Perry.