The color of wealth : the story behind the U.S. racial wealth divide / Meizhu Lui [and others].

"For every dollar owned by the average white family in the United States, the average family of color has less than a dime. Wealth, not income alone, may be the most revealing index of inequality in America. The Color of Wealth lays bare the roots of the racial wealth divide and reveals the dec...

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Corporate Author: United for a Fair Economy.
Other Authors: Lui, Meizhu.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : New Press, 2006.
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Summary:"For every dollar owned by the average white family in the United States, the average family of color has less than a dime. Wealth, not income alone, may be the most revealing index of inequality in America. The Color of Wealth lays bare the roots of the racial wealth divide and reveals the decisive role government has played in shaping our unequal society."--Jacket.
Item Description:"United for a Fair Economy."
Physical Description:vii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-316) and index.
ISBN:1595580042
9781595580047