The Reality of Racial Inequality and African Americans No meaningful progress can be made on the larger issue of racial economic
Low unemployment and a strong stock market does not mitigate the reality of stagnant wages, growing economic inequality, a growth in underemployment and a decline in median household wealth.
Any attempt to resolve the vast Black-white wealth divide requires that we examine the underlying drivers of African-American entrepreneurs' financial vulnerabilities--like cash flow difficulty--and explore ways to address them.
Today in the United States, racial economic inequality persists because of the failure of will to invest in people of color, who continue to pay the price for a 21st century economy built off of the white supremacy of the 19th and 20th centuries. It
This April marks the one year anniversary of the 2015 Baltimore rebellion and the 48th anniversary of the 1968 Baltimore rebellion.
It's a steeper climb for millennial women of color, who have even less of a cushion for financial emergencies.The gender
Bold action by the President of the United States is an important step that can help fuel the larger change necessary to finally put racial inequality in our past.
These political risings are rooted in the deep-seated white supremacy of this country and a decade of demographic and economic change. As the country slowly moves toward becoming a nation that is no longer majority white, the white populace also faces increasing economic insecurity with less promise for a better tomorrow.
As a leading nonprofit advocate for the use of manufactured housing done right as an affordable housing solution, CFED believes the federal government should begin an investigation into this matter.
As most of us prepare to gather with family, sharing meals and good times, we as a nation should look at how we value families and support the efforts made within families to provide for future generations.