Join the Jeffery Manor Branch for a discussion of Explained: Racial Wealth Gap. You can watch the film in the player below ahead of the event.
Cory Booker and others discuss how slavery, housing discrimination and centuries of inequality have compounded to create a racial wealth gap.
U.S. Rating: TV-MA For mature audiences. May not be suitable for ages 17 and under
In partnership with Vox Media Studios and Vox, this enlightening explainer series will take viewers deep inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, questions, and ideas. Each episode will explore current events and social trends pulled from the zeitgeist, touching topics across politics, science, history and pop culture -- featuring interviews with some of the most authoritative experts in their respective fields.
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