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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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: United for a Fair Economy.
Other Authors: Lui, Meizhu.
Format: Book
Published: New York : New Press, 2006.
Table of Contents:
  • 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.