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How Racial Equity Can Make Cities Richer

The largest metros would have seen a 24 percent bump in economic growth in 2012 if racial employment disparities didn't exist.
Income gaps between different race groups are bad for the economy.
Income gaps between different race groups are bad for the economy. Flickr/mSeattle

What would happen if everyone in America—black, white, Hispanic, Asian—was on a level playing field?

For one, our cities would be richer.