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Race Wealth Gap

50 Years After the March on Washington: The Growing Racial Wealth Divide

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 10.16.2013 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

Many of the demands advanced at the 1963 March on Washington led to considerable gains for African Americans. However, with respect to the wealth -- the area that impacts economic mobility the most -- African Americans are actually losing ground.

What Does Barack Obama Owe The Black Community?

Gregory D. Squires | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Gregory D. Squires

Obama owes quite a bit to the black community, but not because of the vote, his color or even the presumably more liberal politics of his Democratic Party but because the federal government, among others, has an obligation to address the continuing significance of race in America.

'Employment Discrimination 2.0' And What Obama Can Do About It In His Second Term

Ben Jealous | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Ben Jealous

As a candidate Obama promised to focus on jobs. In direct contrast to his opponent, he pledged to lift all boats -- especially those boats that had gotten stuck in the mud. Now that he is about to begin his second term, the black community is watching to see how he will follow through.

Exploring My Racial Identity

Myles Miller | Posted 10.18.2011 | Black Voices
Myles Miller

As one of the youngest reporters at the Democratic National Convention, I realized my racial identity sitting in the press box at INVESCO field as I watched as a man who eventually would lead this nation speak.