Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

Dedrick Asante-Muhammad is the Chief of Race, Wealth, and Community at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC).

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Our weak public health, education, child care, and unemployment benefits, among other things, left the nation one crisis away from bringing down the entire economy. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
A Trillion in Prevention
We are living in an intense time — a time when major public policy failures and social inequality are revealing themselves after being hidden by a seemingly strong economy. Over the last few years, record low levels of unemployment and a booming stock market helped conceal the still weak levels of...
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While white households have a median family net worth of $147,000, black households have a mere $3,600. In other words, the median white family has 41 times more wealth than the median black family. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Does This Economy Work for Black Americans?
It could be easy to miss with the headlines focused on other things, but this February—like every February—was Black History Month. Though it’s a time to celebrate the achievements of black Americans, it’s also a time to look at the challenges facing the community. In that spirit, we’d like to...
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