From: Pacific Standard

BLACK-WHITE WAGE GAP GROWS AS AMERICANS REMAIN IN DENIAL

Pacific Standard:

A new study finds Americans wildly overestimate the progress we have made toward racial economic equality.

Ironically, this news comes days after other research revealed a growing wage gap between blacks and whites, as well as an entrenched hiring bias against African Americans.

“These findings suggest a profound misperception of, and unfounded optimism regarding, societal race-based economic equality,” concludes a research team led by Michael Kraus of the Yale University School of Management.

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