Explaining the Causes of the Black-White Wealth Gap in the United States
Amadu Jacky Kaba
DOI: 10.4236/sm.2011.13017   PDF   HTML     7,455 Downloads   16,604 Views   Citations


This paper examines the issue of the Black-White wealth gap in the United States. The paper presents pertinent data illustrating that a large gap exists in wealth accumulation between Black and Whites in the United States. The paper presents a number of implications for the Black American population as a result of this large wealth gap. Finally, the paper presents the factors or causes of the large Black-White wealth gap in the United States.

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Kaba, A. (2011). Explaining the Causes of the Black-White Wealth Gap in the United States. Sociology Mind, 1, 138-143. doi: 10.4236/sm.2011.13017.

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