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The Wealth Gap In America

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The U.S. is already one of the most diverse nations in the world – and that diversity is increasing. One thing that’s staying the same, though, is the lack of wealth in non-white populations. Brandeis University law professor Thomas Shapiro joins us to talk about the connection between economic opportunity and race, which he writes about in “Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide and Threatens Our Future” (Basic Books).