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Study: Black men face unique obstacles in economic mobility

Clip: 03/21/2018 | 7m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

White boys who grow up in rich households are likely to stay rich, but black boys who are also raised at the top are more likely to become poor. That's according to a new study that underscores just how big a gap African-American males face when it comes to moving up the economic ladder. Yamiche Alcindor discusses the study with co-author Raj Chetty of Stanford University.

Aired: 03/21/18

Rating: NR

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