Solana Rice has been an advocate for economic inclusion policies for 15 years. Lillian Singh is a social economic activist. Both are participants in the OpEd Project Global Policy Solutions Greenhouse.
Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good Economics
The median net worth of white families is 9.5 times more than Hispanic families and 12 times more than black families. And the gap has scarcely narrowed in half a century.