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[Xmca-l] Fwd: NYTimes.com: Minorities Fall Further Behind Whites in Wealth During Economic Recovery

Apropos of Paul's you tube movie about Brazilian UN troops shooting
Haitians and the imperative for people to be engaged as citizen-academics,
here is the second of two NY times stories that take us back to his earlier
post on the race/class nexus.

The first, which I have been unable to retrieve, was about two teenage
girls who were accused of graffiti drawing on a school wall. Friends. One
Black on Anglo. The Anglo girl's parents paid a 100$ fine and the incident
was forgotten. The Black girl's parents did not have the 100$ so their
daughter was under court ordered restrictions for a summer (as I remember
the story). Not a coincidence.

The same non-coincidence is present in the story herewith forwarded.


     Minorities Fall Further Behind Whites in Wealth During Economic

According to a report by the Pew Research Center, the median net worth of
white households in 2013 was about 13 times that of black households.
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