Income Disparity Persists Between Blacks, Whites
A new study reports that incomes have increased for both black and white families over the past three decades — but the gain is greater for whites. The study, which tracked more than 2,000 families, shows that a black family's income in 2004 was a little more than half that of a similar white family's income.
Clarence Page, op-ed writer for the Chicago Tribune
Thomas Shapiro, author of The Hidden Cost of Being African American; professor of law and social policy at Brandeis University.
Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.