New Jersey Has a Devastating Wealth Gap

Economic justice remains the great unfinished business of the civil rights movement. Fifty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about the existence of “two Americas” sharply divided by race and economic circumstance. The Institute is committed to bridging the “two New Jerseys” through research and advocacy.

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Median net wealth for white families


Median net wealth for Black families

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