The Color of Wealth

The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 2 (Summer 2006)

Meizhu Lui, B

2006, 326 pages. United for a Fair Economy, 29 Winter Street, Boston, MA 02108, 617-423-2148, info@faireconomy.org

A thorough history outlining the ways US government policy has shaped the ways different racial groups have accumulated and maintained wealth with chapters devoted to Native Americans, Latinos, African-Americans, Asian Americans, and Europeans Americans. The concluding chapter offers policy recommendations on ways to share prosperity.