Wednesday, February 27, 2013

The wealth gap between blacks and whites has nearly tripled over the past 25 years, according to a new study by Brandeis University

The difference in wealth between typical households in each racial group ballooned to $236,500 in 2009, up from $85,000 in 1984, according to the study, released Wednesday. By 2009, the median net worth of white families was $265,000, while blacks had only $28,500.

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