Bern Report: African American Households Lost Half of Their Wealth as a Result of the 2008 Economic Collapse

In the recent Democratic debate in Milwaukee, Bernie Sanders argued that African American households lost half of their wealth since the 2008 economic collapse. The data supporting this statement connect economic inequality and racial inequality in the United States. analyzes Sanders claim and deems it “true.”

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Click here to view the relevant clip from the debate and read the Politifact analysis.


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