A 2016 study by the Urban Institute and Brookings Institution found that the household wealth of a typical white family ($171,000) was ten times that of a typical African American family ($17,150). A major reason for this is the huge gap in homeownership between the two groups.
Think You Know the Underground Railroad?
Visit The Stephen and Harriet Myers Residence for a journey through the real story of the Black Abolitionist movement and celebrate the thousands of unsung, everyday heroes who worked to move our country closer to true democracy.
Underground Railroad Consortium of NYS
Albany Public School Teacher’s Association
Bethlehem Neighbors for Peace
John T. McDonald III, Assembly Member
Mayor Kathy Sheehan
Congressman Paul Tonko