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msongs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-23-11 02:10 PM
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1. sounds sort of bogus to me...
as mark twain said about statistics....something lol I don't know anybody with median wealth of $97,900
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  -Report: Black Wealth Has Nearly Disappeared Better Believe It  Sep-23-11 12:51 PM   #0 
  - sounds sort of bogus to me...  msongs   Sep-23-11 02:10 PM   #1 
  - MT would find our politics a sight to behold  Supersedeas   Sep-23-11 02:59 PM   #2 
  - That probably means net worth but like you I'm not sure how that stat is arrived at.  Better Believe It   Sep-23-11 03:06 PM   #3 
  - however they came up with the numbers, the disparity is glaring  Supersedeas   Sep-23-11 03:13 PM   #4 
  - You don't? I do. It includes the house.  DrunkenBoat   Sep-23-11 03:26 PM   #6 
  - Absolutely. Home equity is, for most people, the largest single asset  Bake   Sep-23-11 07:48 PM   #13 
  - Mark Twain also wrote Huckleberry Finn.  ellisonz   Sep-23-11 04:52 PM   #10 
  - All the white billionaires skew the number.  PassingFair   Sep-23-11 03:22 PM   #5 
  - But They Do Say "Median" (n/t)  wellst0nev0ter   Sep-23-11 04:30 PM   #7 
     - Yes. Several times,  PassingFair   Sep-23-11 07:05 PM   #11 
  - Look at the huge crash in black median wealth after 2004.  BlueIris   Sep-23-11 04:37 PM   #8 
  - and since middle class government jobs are under assault,  SoCalDem   Sep-23-11 04:41 PM   #9 
  - Excellent post. nt  BlueIris   Sep-24-11 07:44 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Sep-23-11 07:10 PM   #12 
  - The huge non-response to Katrina showed deadly racism; goes to motive.  Fire Walk With Me   Sep-23-11 07:50 PM   #14 

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