Melissa Harris-Perry: Black Families Devastated by the Recession

Melissa Harris-Perry: Black Families Devastated by the Recession

Melissa Harris-Perry: Black Families Devastated by the Recession

Melissa Harris-Perry explains the political history, and dangers, behind today’s widening economic gap between the races.

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From 2004 to 2009, African-American families saw their incomes plunge by more than 83%, reversing generations of economics gains and threatening to undermine the black middle class. On her SoundOff segment on MSNBC, Nation columnist Melissa Harris-Perry explains the political history—and some of the dangers—behind today’s widening economic gap between the races. 

Kevin Donohoe

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