Oct 27, 2020

How student loan debt can perpetuate economic inequality

Data shows the wealth of Black families continues to lag across generations and the burden of student loan debt is a key part of this. And, the new Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett is set to begin work today.

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Student loan debt adds to racial wealth disparities, research finds

The costs for Black borrowers to pursue a college have been growing exponentially.
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Flim Aphex Twin

The team

Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Engineer
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director