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Truth is in favor of you and me; for the truth of our enemies whom we have been serving here in the U.S.A. for over 400 years (whom we did not know to be our enemies by nature) is the truth that the Black Man must have knowledge of to be able to keep from falling into the deceiving traps that are being laid by our enemies to catch us in their way which is opposed to the way of righteous of whom we are members. ~ The Honorable Elijah Muhammad

Thursday, January 31, 2013

State of the Dream 2013: The great economic divide remains

“Dr. King devoted the last years of his life to challenging economic injustice—including the vast racial wealth divide. His work remains unfinished. Black and Latino families continue to face significant economic disadvantages relative to White families,” said the 2013 State of the Dream report released Jan. 21 by the Boston-based organization, United for a Fair Economy.

The report examines and analyzes inequities in various socio-economic areas and is released each year coinciding with the birth anniversary of the slain civil rights leader. This year’s report, “A Long Way From Home: Housing, Asset Policy and the Racial Wealth Divide,” reflects the continued struggle for true freedom, justice and equality for non-Whites.

Calling wealth disparities one of the most constant and damaging aspects of racial inequality, the “immense racial wealth divide is the legacy of White supremacy in the United States,” noted the UFE report.  The Final Call...


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