The Pay Check

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The Pay Check

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More than 150 years after the end of slavery in the U.S., the net worth of a typical white family is almost seven times greater than that of the average Black family. Season 3 of The Pay Check digs into into how we got to where we are today and what can be done to narrow the yawning racial wealth gap in the U.S.Jackie Simmons and Rebecca Greenfield co-host the season, which kicks off with a personal story about land Jackie's family acquired some time after slavery that they're on the verge of losing. From there the series explores...


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Score: 4.5

Imran A. - Dec 19, 2021

"Adweek named The Pay Check from Bloomberg #podcastoftheyear - So I listened to the 2021 season's first two episodes on the racial wealth gap. What stood out was the host's first-person story on her family’s land rights and investigation with black generational wealth as a backdrop."


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