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.
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)
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.
United for a Fair Economy (UFE) is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit support organization that highlights the detriments of uneven wealth distribution.
TRU TV presents a history lesson on redlining: the racist housing policy from the Jim Crow era that still affects us today.