A swift, beautiful, and chastening book, The Color of Money reminds us, yet again, that black poverty is not really an economic problem, but rather a political problem requiring political solutions.”―N. D. B. Connolly, author of A World More Concrete: Real Estate and the Remaking of Jim Crow South Florida
- Mehrsa Baradaran
The Color of Money seeks to explain the stubborn persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the generators of wealth in the black community: black banks. With the civil rights movement in full swing, President Nixon promoted “black capitalism,” a plan to support black banks and minority-owned businesses.
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The Color of Money pursues the persistence of this racial wealth gap by focusing on the generators of wealth in the black community: black banks. Studying these institutions over time, Mehrsa Baradaran challenges the myth that black communities could ever accumulate wealth in a segregated economy.
In The Color of Money, Mehrsa Baradaran outlines the ways the racial wealth gap came to be and lays out potential for fighting it head on. In the aftermath of slavery, the US government, for about 9 months, gave reparations to ex-slaves in the form of land that had once belonged to their Southern masters.
The Color of Money based on novel by Walter Tevis, directed by Martin Scorsese, with Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio Resilience, talent, money and values Paul Newman has won the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his performance in this excellent motion picture He was not only a mesmerizing actor, but a ...
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Dec 13, 2017 · I think of myself as pretty informed about financial history in the United States, but Mehrsa Baradaran’s The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap covers a whole area of history about which I knew very little. In a narrow sense Baradaran’s book is about the history of black-owned and black-customer-oriented banks. … Continue reading "Book Review: The Color Of Money"
The Color of Money is a 1984 novel by American novelist Walter Tevis. It is the sequel to his 1959 novel, The Hustler. Plot. The novel is set twenty years after The ...
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Mar 07, 2019 · As explanations of the racial wealth gap and the persisting structural inequality of the U.S. economy, Dr. Mehrsa Baradaran’s 2017 book, The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap, is the ideal shelf-mate to Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, published the same year.
The Color of Money is a 1986 American sports drama film directed by Martin Scorsese from a screenplay by Richard Price, based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The film stars Paul Newman and Tom Cruise , with Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio , Helen Shaver , and John Turturro in supporting roles.