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Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

Dedrick Asante-Muhammed has been a long-time thought leader focused on racial economic inequality. He started his work as the first Racial Wealth Divide Coordinator at United For A Fair Economy. He then went on to work with Chuck Collins at Institute for Policy Studies Inequality and Common Good Program. Dedrick then went on to become the Senior Director of the Economic Department for the NAACP and currently is the Chief of Race, Wealth and Community for the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.

Articles by this author

 

Remembering Dr. King's Message of Hope in These Dark Times

King’s "Testament of Hope" sounds as relevant today as the day it was published.

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad ·


White Supremacy Is the Pre-existing Condition

Eight Solutions to Ensure Economic Recovery Reduces the Racial Wealth Gap.

Chuck Collins ·


A Trillion in Prevention

Our economy was never as strong for working people as the numbers made it look. As we prepare to spend trillions on this crisis, let’s invest in changing that.

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad ·


Does This Economy Work for Black Americans?

Unemployment is down for many black Americans, and wages are up—but the wealth gap remains.

Jamie Buell ·


A Trump Plan to Throw 55,000 Children Out of Their Homes

A proposed rule would strip housing benefits from U.S. citizens if they’re found to have family members with the wrong immigration status

Rose Ramirez ·


An MLK Day Reflection: The Racial Wealth Gap Is Killing the Middle Class

Ninety years out from Dr. King's birth, the typical white family had 41 times more wealth than the typical Black family

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad ·


Dreams Deferred: How Enriching the 1 Percent Widens the Racial Wealth Divide

Our new report highlights how a polarizing racial wealth divide has grown between White households and households of color over the past three decades

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad ·


Racial Inequality Is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class

As our country becomes more diverse, our racial wealth gap means it's also becoming poorer.

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad ·

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