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The Racial Wealth Gap? It All Comes Down to Black Banks

Clip: 07/15/2020 | 17m 18s | Video has closed captioning.

Data show that the median white family has 10 times more wealth than the average black family, a fact familiar to law professor Mehrsa Baradaran. In her book, “The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap,” she examines how Black communities have been systemically shut out of the banking system. Michel Martin spoke with Baradaran about these issues--just before the pandemic.

Aired: 07/15/20

Rating: NR

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