American Sociological Association

Disrupting the Racial Wealth Gap

African-American families possess a dime for every dollar of White families’ wealth. Among policy ideas to remedy this stark racial wealth divide, baby bonds, basic income, reducing student loan debt, and federal job guarantees hold transformative potential.

Authors

Melvin L. Oliver and Thomas M. Shapiro

Journal

Volume

18

Issue

1

Starting Page

16

Ending Page

21