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2,772 wordsConley Paper Social scientists and progressive policy pundits have long recognized that white Americans enjoy an even larger advantage over African-Americans in wealth than they do in income. Conley, however, goes beyond this common understanding to demonstrate that the white wealth advantage is growing, not shrinking; that wealth inequality, more than income inequality, determines African Americans' life chances; and that without radical wealth policy reform there is little reason to expect the...
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Martin Luther Kings Nation Of Islam
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