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Black Connect
December 31, 2019
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Despite the progress black families have made in civic and economic life since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, they face systemic and cumulative barriers on the road to wealth building du

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The racial wealth gap is measured by:
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Black wealth is what percentage of white wealth?
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In 2014, the median net worth of white households was $130,800. The median net worth of black households was:
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The gap is worsening. Between 1983 and 2013, white households saw their wealth increased by 14%. But during the same period, black household wealth declined by:
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One reason for the discrepancy is the number of extremely poor black families. The Economic Policy Institute reported that how many black households have zero or negative net worth?
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Which of the following are some of the historical causes of the racial wealth gap?
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Despite the promise of the American dream, the United States has lower levels of economic mobility than other developed countries. True or False?
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According to the United States Census Bureau, which states have the highest number of people living in poverty?
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9. The U.S. Bureau’s 2016 Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs reports over 4 million (4,534,290) white-owned businesses in the United States with paid employees compared to how many Black-owned firms?
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How can each member of society contribute to eliminating the racial wealth gap?