White households in Boston, on the other hand, average a net worth of $247,500, or nearly 31,000 times more than African-American Bostonians.
People think they know everything about slavery in the United States. They don't.
New research reveals the answer isn't what we're often led to believe.
New York City, Chicago and Los Angeles all have neighborhood income inequality at least 20 percent larger than Washington’s.
Inequality is the source of many problems facing the U.S., and the president can help eradicate the wealth gap.
Many citizens in the U.K. and other wealthy countries suffer from a mental health problem.
The moral case: No one should be working full time and still remain in poverty.
Workplace gender differences persist, but that doesn’t mean something is deeply amiss in employment markets.
Raising the top income tax to 50 percent would mean paying $110,968 more for the top 1 percent.
The market has been tilted in favor of moneyed interests while workers have lost bargaining power.
The city of Ogden, together with its neighboring communities, has the narrowest wealth gap among America’s largest metropolitan statistical areas.
Reform dramatically increased the number of households with children on less than $2 a day per person.
The nation's economic expansion has not led to gains for many Americans, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's annual estimates.
A "Second Gilded Age" has brought levels of inequality not seen since labor unions first organized.
Even when black Americans graduate high school, work full time, marry and have children later, their economic prospects are worse than whites.