Economics & Race

America’s 100 Richest People Control More Wealth Than The Entire Black Population, by Josh Harkinson at Mother Jones

Black unemployment 50 years after the March On Washington, from Shukree Tilghman at Moyers & Company

The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism by Edward Baptist

It Would Take 228 Years For Black Families To Amass The Wealth of White Families, by Kate Davidson at the Wall Street Journal

From Racism Review: Considering the Legacy of Stolen Labor

Racial wealth gap study by Pew Research Center

–Summary of article by Yahoo News

–Summary of article by Colorlines

Affirmative Action for White People: Comments by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Melissa Harris-Perry

An article on the racial wealth gap from the Institute on Assets and Social Policy

The Racial Wealth Gap: Why Policy Matters: Infographics & information from Black Left Unity

Unequal: How People of Color Were Kept From Owning A Home, a video from The Root

United For A Fair Economy‘s annual State of the Dream report:

State of the Dream 2017: Mourning in America

State of the Dream 2015: Underbanked and Overcharged

State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom?

State of the Dream 2013: Housing, Asset Policy, and the Racial Wealth Divide, from United for a Fair Economy

State of the Dream 2012  This year’s report by United for a Fair Economy

State of the Dream 2011, Austerity for Whom? by United for a Fair Economy

White supremacy and economics, an article from Colorlines.

The Workforce Is Even More Divided by Race Than You Think, by Derek Thompson in The Atlantic, with graphs and statistics.