March 4, 2021
43: The Black Tax - The Cost Of Being Black In America Part 1 With Shawn D. Rochester
Did you know that after about 400 years of being in the US, African Americans in the United States only own two percent of U.S. wealth? In this episode, Muki and Brown chat with Shawn D. Rochester, author of The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America, about the financial cost of the history of discrimination against Black people in America from emancipation to present day. Shawn breaks down how over forty million African-Americans own just 2% of America’s wealth and examine the path to why and how we got to where we are fiscally today. Tune in for part 1 of our conversation regarding the black experience.
Learn more about Shawn D. Rochester and his books at https://blacktaxed.com