Long Shadows
Racial Justice and Equity

Long Shadows

The Black-White Gap in Multigenerational Poverty

Posted: June 9, 2021
Author(s): Scott Winship, Christopher Pulliam, Ariel Gelrud Shiro, Richard V. Reeves, and Santiago Deambrosi
Organization(s): Brookings Institution and American Enterprise Institute

Issues of racial inequality and injustice are center stage in America today—especially the position and treatment of Black Americans. This report presents evidence on long-term differences in opportunity by race.