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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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-316) and index. 
505 0 |a Overview: the roots of the racial wealth divide -- Land rich, dirt poor: challenges to asset building in Native America -- Forged in blood: Black wealth injustice in the United States -- Neighbors and fences: Latinos in the United States -- The perils of being yellow: Asian Americans as perpetual foreigners -- Climbing the up escalator: white advantages in wealth accumulation -- Rainbow economics: closing the racial wealth divide. 
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