gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States’ most prosperous and largest cities.
The economic divides in Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington, New York,
Chicago and Los Angeles are significantly greater than in the rest of
the country, according to a study released Thursday by the Brookings
Institution, the Washington-based think tank. It suggests that many
sources of both economic growth and income inequality have co-existed
near each other for 35 years. - Atlanta Black Star