The Racial Wealth Gap? It All Comes Down to Black Banks | Amanpour and Company


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Data show that the median white family has 10 times more wealth than the average Black family, a fact grimly familiar to law professor Mehrsa Baradaran. In her award-winning book, “The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap,” she examines how Black communities have been systemically shut out of the banking system – a big brick in the wall of structural racism. Michel Martin speaks with Baradaran about these issues even before the current crises sweeping America. This conversation shows just how prescient her warnings are. Originally aired on July 15, 2020. Subscribe to the Amanpour and Company. channel here: For more from Amanpour and Company, including full episodes, click here: Like Amanpour and Company on Facebook: Follow Amanpour and Company on Twitter: Watch Amanpour and Company weekdays on PBS (check local listings). Amanpour and Company features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on the issues and trends impacting the world each day, from politics, business and technology to arts, science and sports. Christiane Amanpour leads the conversation on global and domestic news from London with contributions by prominent journali... === Original video: Downloaded by on Fri Aug 14 13:49:39 2020 Available for 30 days after download

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