Episode 26 – Financial State of the Black Union: Revisiting the Road to Zero Wealth

In this episode, Amber is talking with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition about the landmark study he co-authored, “The Road to Zero Wealth.” Dedrick gives Black America’s financial pulse and offers insight on whether there’s been any positive headway in getting us off the road to zero wealth by 2053. Tune in to the episode to get the 411!

Homework

  1. Get a couple of friends together and read the Road to Zero Wealth Report.
  2. Research the candidates that are on your ballots. Ensure that they have a platform that addresses the issues of concern to the Black community.
  3. Send your representatives the Road to Zero Wealth Report and ask them how they plan to address the gaps that exist for their constituents like you.

Receipts

The Road to Zero Wealth: How the Racial Wealth Gap is Hollowing out America’s Middle Class
Authors: Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chuck Collins, Josh Hoxie, Emanuel Nieves
Date: 2016

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