“Just a River Away”

In class warfare, Education, Immigration, Misc., New York City, Race on October 4, 2006 at 9:01 pm

While Manhattan takes the prize for having the widest income gap between its black and white populations, Queens has earned itself a very different distinction. In addition to being one of the country’s most ethnically diverse counties, Queens is the only large county in the U.S. where the median income of black households has surpassed that of white households. Read on for some ideas on why things are so different just across the river…

  1. Mark Winston Griffith also referred to this article in a great post here.

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