Race

Inequality and continued racial segregation create toxic soup

— Brian Miller
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The toxic mix of extreme inequality and continued racial segregation pushes people of color into communities of concentrated poverty. The "free-market" has completely failed these communities as they are by-passed by full-service banks, high-speed internet, grocery stores with healthy food, and jobs with benefits that pay a living wage. Bold action, led by a government accountable to working people, is required to break up such concentrated poverty.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? to learn more.

Education is Not Enough to Close Racial Economic Divide

— Brian Miller
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Racial disparities in unemployment are not just the result of differing education levels. Even when limiting the data to college graduates alone, significant disparities of unemployment remain indicating that race still matters in America.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? for more.

Black Wealth / White Wealth

— Brian Miller
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Because wealth is easily transferred from one generation to the next – in the form of inheritances, gifts, money to start a business or buy a home, various legs up, etc. – the inequalities of the past (and the present) remain deeply embedded in our economy decades after the original injustice.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? to learn more.

25-State Coverage Gap Hits Blacks and Latinos Harder

— Brian Miller
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Blacks and Latinos represent a disproportionate share of the 5 million who will be denied health insurance due to the GOP's 25-state coverage gap.

Read State of the Dream 2014: Healthcare for Whom? to learn more.

State of the Dream 2014: Executive Summary

— Brian Miller
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