With talk about programs for the poor, one would wonder why the gap between black and white median household income has not changed? Why do African Americans continue to earn only 60% of the income for white Americans? If poverty programs have been so generous, why have not the incomes come closer together?


Source: Statistical Abstract of the United States and Survey of Current Business

For more discussion see: Smith 1991

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