For every dollar of wealth owned by the average US white household, the average Black household has ten cents. From WUNC: The Arc of Justice, a four episode series grounded in the scholarship of prominent African American economist William Darity Jr., explores how that racial wealth gap came to be.
An exploration of policies that hindered African American progress, including home ownership (stories from Detroit and Memphis) and the GI Bill.
The Arc of Justice, From Here to Equality is produced by North Carolina Public Radio/WUNC and the Ways & Means podcast from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, It is distributed by American Public Media.
Episode two of this series, “A Tale of Two Cities,” will air on Friday July 8th at 10 AM and 8 PM on KCPW 88.3 FM.
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