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Black Wealth Discussion at SCLC Annual Conference, by Papa Owusu, Franklin and Marshall University, Impact Investing Intern,

        At the SCLC Annual Convention, Washington, DC, July 13, 2018. Left to right - Mr. Kebede, Virginia Tech, Mr. Owusu, Franklin and Marshall College, Dr. Steele, Executive Director, SCLC, Mr. Ye, Johns Hopkins University, and Mr. Brand, University of Maryland. On Friday, July 13, 2018, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) held a panel discussion on the state of black wealth in America. The panelists were Samantha Sanders, Director of Government Relations at the Economic Policy Institute, David D. Rixter, Principal  of HCR Consulting L.L.C. and William Michael Cunningham, Founder, Creative Investment Research. The panel was moderated by Kevin B. Kimble, Esq., DC Bureau Chief of SCLC. William Michael Cunningham speaking at the SCLC Convention The panelists discussed a myriad of reasons for the pervasive black-white economic gap to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kerner Commission that identified racism as the reason for the black-white economic gap. A k