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Whites and African-Americans in America by the numbers


88% of African-Americans in a recent Pew poll said that there was “a lot” (46%) or “some” (42%) discrimination against them.

Only 57% of whites agreed, and only 16% of whites said there is “a lot” of discrimination against African-Americans:

 


 

Average household net worth of whites: $110,000.

Average household net worth of African-Americans: $5000

 

 

The wealth gap between white and African-American families tripled between 1980 and 2009, according to the Century Foundation:

 

1 in every 15 African American men are incarcerated in comparison to 1 in every 106 white men

Or consider it this way

 

 

 

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