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The Racial Wealth Gap 

Cory Booker and others discuss how slavery, housing discrimination and centuries of inequality have compounded to create a racial wealth gap.

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Ezra Klein, Joe Posner (created by) | 1 more credit »
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Episode credited cast:
Samira Wiley ... Self - Narrator (voice)
Mehrsa Baradaran ... Self - Author
Cory Booker ... Self - U.S. Senator (as Sen. Cory Booker)
Thomas Shapiro ... Self - Sociologist
Beth Jacobson ... Self - Foreclosure Specialist
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James Baldwin ... Self (archive footage)
Edward A. Bouchet ... Self - First Black Ph.D Recipient (archive footage)
Shirley Chisholm ... Self (archive footage)
Bill Clinton ... Self (archive footage)
Ta-Nehisi Coates ... Self (archive footage)
Stephen Colbert ... Self (archive footage)
Bessie Coleman ... Self - First Black Licensed Pilot (archive footage)
Alan Greenspan ... Self (archive footage)
Jesse Jackson ... Self (archive footage)
Jay-Z ... Self (voice)
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Cory Booker and others discuss how slavery, housing discrimination and centuries of inequality have compounded to create a racial wealth gap.

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Interesting
12 November 2020 | by CalicodreaminSee all my reviews

An interesting look at something I had heard of but didn't quite understand, good visuals and timeline establishment.


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23 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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