Race and Recession Report from the Applied Research Center

A new report on the impact of economic recessions on people of color has just been released by the Applied Research Center. Find the Executive Summary and full report at http://www.arc.org/content/view/726/36/

They have gathered and compared data from the past 6 periods of recession (since 1972) and compared levels of wealth from 1992 to current depending on whether you are white or colored. Their graphics speak volumes.

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