Meet The Few Black Folks That Make Up The Richest 1% [Video]

- By Bossip Staff

CNNMoney:

In the U.S. today, the average African-American household owns just 6 cents for every $1 of wealth held by the typical white household, and blacks make up just 1.7% of the top 1% of wealthy Americans. But there are black members of the 1% who are working to change that. Tanzina Vega investigates the historical and contemporary racial barriers to wealth creation in the U.S.

Video Link & Embed Code
Link:
https://bossip.com/1369359/meet-the-few-black-folks-that-make-up-the-richest-1-video/

More Stories From Bossip

Comments

  • http://blackbluedog.com/2016/10/uncategorized/meet-black-americans-who-are-among-the-countrys-richest-1/ Meet Black Americans Who Are Among the Country’s Richest 1% – Black Blue Dog

    […] According to Forbes Magazine, Oprah Winfrey is the richest African American with $2.9 billion in net worth. We also have Robert F. Smith, Michael Jordan, Jay Z, and P Diddy among many others who possess some real money. Most of these people have literally worked their way up the latter to rest among America’s richest 1%. […]

blog comments powered by Disqus