These ten charts show the black-white economic gap hasn’t budged in 50 years

On the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech, we’re updating our look at how the economic disparities between whites and blacks have persisted over the past half-century.

My colleague Michael A. Fletcher published a big piece Wednesday noting that the United States hasn’t made much progress in closing the economic chasm between blacks and whites since the March on Washington 50 years ago.

via These ten charts show the black-white economic gap hasn’t budged in 50 years.

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