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A lack of generational wealth makes it harder to catch up

Every morning I wake up and check off the same two things on my to-do list. The first is to turn the alarm off and scroll through social media lest I missed some uber-important news that couldn’t wait until after I’ve finished washing the sleep from my eyes. Then, I look to the far corner of the room where a whiteboard with black trim hangs next to my bookshelf. It contains an elaborate, color-coded picture of my financial responsibilities.

My monthly bills, written in light green, include rent, Duke Energy, several credit card payment amounts. They’re coded in green to…

Momentum

A blog from Medium about the fight against anti-Black racism.

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