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U.S. Homeownership Riskier For Many African-Americans, Says Rice Study

AFRICANGLOBE - Based on a new study from sociologists at Rice University and Cornell University found that while historical barriers that excluded Black America from the homeowner market for decades have crumbled, there are new signs that emerging types of racial inequality are making homeownership an increasingly risky investment for African-American home seekers.

How Racism And Social Networks Reproduce Income And Wealth Inequality

AFRICANGLOBE - It turns out that racial inequality persists because the old clichés are true: it does take money to make money, and it really isn’t what you know but who you know. Because racial disparities now run on automatic pilot, these gaps will continue even in the absence of intentional discrimination.

The Post-Racial America Myth

Hailed upon his election as the final nail in racism's coffin, Barack Obama has not delivered the hoped-for renaissance in African American communities where...

‘Race Inequality Caused London Riots’, States Report

New research indicates that racial inequality was the main factor as to why the summer riots of 2011 took place in London. Published today (March...

Black Unemployment: Highest in 27 Years

The August jobs report was dismal for plenty of reasons, but perhaps most striking was the picture it painted of racial inequality in the job market.