April 24, 2023

The Hill: The Racial Wealth Gap Won’t Budge: There’s a Tax for That

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The racial wealth gap is one of the most glaring injustices in the U.S. today.

Hundreds of years of structural and legal barriers excluded and prevented Black households from being able to accumulate and hold onto wealth — and policies continue to perpetuate those barriers today. While the civil rights movement brought changes that narrowed the gap, the last few decades piled on more laws that favor the wealthiest and widened the gap again.

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