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The Recovery’s Racial Divide

Clip | 2m 22s

The American economy is recovering, but not everyone has felt it equally. The wealth gap between black and white households has grown dramatically, and is now the greatest it's been in nearly three decades. Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal explains why, in the latest video for our “How the Deck Is Stacked” collaboration with Marketplace and PBS NewsHour.

Aired: 07/31/16

Rating: NR

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