Black-white earnings gap returns to 1950 levels

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/11/161122124116.htm

After decades of progress, the earnings gap between black and white men is back at 1950 levels, say authors of a new report. The earnings gap between black and white men narrowed during the civil rights era. Then, starting around 1970, the gap between black and white men’s wages started widening once again, they say.

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