America’s Racial Divide

Recently the New York Times published a series of charts demonstrating the persistence of America’s racial divide across a range of economic and demographic indicators. One of the most provocative charts is shown here:

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Needless to say, however, the most striking aspect of this divide is the wealth gap:

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You can see the entire set of charts here.


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