I got into a Facebook exchange on the subject of wealth gaps.
A friend posted an article with a link to a leftwing study on the wealth gap between blacks and whites: “The average Black family would need 228 years to build the wealth of a white family today.”
The article blames the wealth gap on “400 years of slavery, segregation, and institutionalized discrimination in labor and housing markets…” and calls for reparations.
Here’s how our exchange went:Read More
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