The median white American household has ten times the net worth of the median black American household. This is known as the racial wealth gap. This podcast conversation is a follow-up to an episode of 52 Pearls from the summer of 2020 when Melissa Joy and Renee Baker, DBA, RCC Head of Advisor Inclusion Networks at Raymond James, discussed “Closing the Racial Wealth Gap”.
- Federal Reserve research on the Racial Wealth Gap.
- Recent episode, Financial Wellness Through Community Work.
- Camille York Adrien to discusses income inequality.
- Renee TedX Talk “What we get wrong about the racial wealth gap”
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