As America marches toward a reckoning with its original sin of slavery the question that everyone is asking is what’s next? Ignited by the energy of our hashtag #ADOS (American Descendants of Slavery) reparations discussions have found new life rooted in data from the Federal Reserve in ways we haven’t seen historically. As I have shown using the most recent Federal Survey of Consumer Finances out of 20 million black families a mere 340,000 of them are worth more than 1.2 million dollars with most of it being in their home. In fact, when looking at the data most black families across this nation are largely wealthless. All while 15% or 13 million white families are worth more than 1.2 million dollars. With a full 1 million white families being worth more than 10 million dollars. These million white families largely control all of America’s privately held resources. This is the gap where we have hidden our nation’s history. …

Antonio Moore

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