Racial wealth gap
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who's also running for president, argued that canceling all student debt would widen the racial wealth gap.
The 2020 presidential candidate laid out the proposal along with Democratic House Whip James Clyburn.
Conversations about race often feature reminders that, although imperfect, our society has made much progress toward racial equity.
We see it on the news. We see it in our communities. Ferguson, Baltimore, Minneapolis, Dallas . . . no matter where we live, we confront stories highlighting the consequences of a society divided deeply by race and opportunity. And we all struggle to find ways to make a difference.
The result today is an enormous gap in homeownership. More than 70 percent of white households own their home compared to less than half of black and Latino families.