Median Family Wealth Still Reflects Massive Inequality

The wealth gap in America continues to reflect massive inequality:

White: $171,000

Black: $17,409

*According to the Urban Institute, 2016

Republicans have historically pontificated, that any alleged wealth gap, is the result of personal responsibility, hard work, and of course Reaganomics. 500 years of slavery, systematic racism, mass incarceration, established income inequality, lack of economic mobility, employment discrimination, educational disparities, and housing discrimination, do not factor into the American dream.

“That’s why they call it the American Dream, because you have to be asleep to believe it.” George Carlin

 

Written by NamasteNegro.com

Tami Warren is the writer, and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of levity in Denver, Colorado. Tami holds a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. However, she does not physically hold the B.A. in her hands, the document is safely stored in a secure facility. Humor is healthy, therefore, cachinnate with other carbon based life forms. Reach out to Tami in the Mile High City: tamiwarren@namastenegro.com or @namastenegro

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