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A Wide Gulf Between Income And Home Values Defines Racial Wealth Gap In Dallas

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As the Dallas economy has boomed over the last decade, something else has surged, too — the wealth gap between whites and people of color. A report released this month by nonprofit Prosperity Now attributes the disparity, in part, to the city’s “extensive history of segregation and its longer lasting effects.” And exacerbating these disparities are home values and housing costs in Dallas.