The Racial Wealth Divide from Desegregation to Current Day Policies and Why We All Need to Care, With Pam Capalad and Dyalekt

Tuesday, February 04, 2020

Worth Knowing/The Racial Wealth Divide from Desegregation to Current Day Policies and Why We All Need to Care, With Pam Capalad and Dyalekt

The Racial Wealth Divide from Desegregation to Current Day Policies and Why We All Need to Care, With Pam Capalad and Dyalekt

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Today’s guests are Pam Capalad and Dyalekt. Pam is a Certified Financial Planner and founder of Brunch and Budget which helps people to become more comfortable with financial conversations. Dyalekt is a musician, educator, and actor. His music and one person plays are used as a curriculum as he works with kids as young as 6 through college-age to teach on the emotional and practical ways they deal with finances. They are both also podcasters working hard to help people of color create financial stability.

Not only are Pam and Dyalekt educated on the financial industry they are well versed on the policies that are impacting the racial wealth divide. They aren’t shy about sharing the things that need to be addressed and changed in order to start correcting this gap that’s impacting our society.

Today Pam and Dyalekt will share with us more about what people of all colors can do in order to address the racial wealth divide.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The surprising negative impact that desegregation had on the financial stability of minorities
  • ​The role that the media is playing in continuing to feed the racial wealth divide
  • ​The reality of the “black tax”
  • ​How digital redlining is continuing to feed the racial wealth divide
  • ​Why words like “personal responsibility” and “privilege” are connected with negative emotions
  • ​What the majority can do to help put an end to the wealth divide
  • ​If you want to learn more about Pam and Dyalekt or see what they’re up to you can find them at the following sites:

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