Blacks Affected by Income Inequality at Record High

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Blacks in the 1 Percent

African-Americans make up 13.6 percent of the U.S. population, but account for 1.4 percent of the top 1 percent of households by income. Whites are the overwhelming majority of the top 1 percent of households by income, comprising 96.2 percent. (Photo: Hal Bergman/Getty Images)

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