THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP

AAHISTORYK12.COM is a unique website that provides students, teachers, and lifelong learners with links to a variety of online resources that focus on African and African American history and culture. Explore and share these links and resources on this site with friends.

UNEQUAL OPPORTUNITY RACE

Short film for the African American Policy Forum, showing metaphors for obstacles to equality which affirmative action tries to alleviate. All graphics and animation by Erica Pinto.

BLACK & WHITE POVERTY

According to this special Washington Post Report concentrated poverty is getting worse because poor people — especially poor African Americans — are increasingly left behind due to systemic discrimination.

PEW CENTER REPORT ON

WEALTH DISPARITIES

The median wealth of white households is 20 times that of black households and 18 times that of Hispanic households, according to a Pew Research Center. (2011)

United for a Fair Economy (UFE) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit support organization that highlights the detriments of uneven wealth distribution.

UNNATURAL CAUSES is the acclaimed documentary series broadcast by PBS and now used by thousands of organizations around the country to tackle the root causes of our alarming socio-economic and racial inequities in health.