African-American women struggle to overcome wealth gap

Kenya Williams

A recent academic study found that the gap in wealth between white and black Americans had more than quadrupled between 1984 and 2007. A quarter of all black families, it said, have no assets at all.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/us_and_canada/10497083.stm

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