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Homeowners to Banks: Clean Up the Mess You Left in Our Neighborhood

Amid all the deficit and campaign talk, it’s easy to forget the foreclosure crisis continues to destroy neighborhoods. Community organizers in East Oakland got fed up and delivered the dirty problem to its source.

The Racial Wealth Gap's Larger Than Ever. Here's How It Will Destroy Us

The wealth gap is now larger than it’s been since the Census Bureau began counting it. The foreclosure crisis is part of the reason, but its more symptom than cause for the building catastrophe in the U.S. economy.

Melissa Harris-Perry Explains the Current Racial Wealth Gap

For every dollar a white household has, the average black household has two cents.

Melissa Harris-Perry offers some historical context.

Forbes Confirms Super Rich Are Getting Richer

Still, some wait for wealth to trickle down.