Racial disparities in wealth across America

Video. 28 minutes. Atlantic Live , April 24, 2019.


This video addresses economic disparities among African Americans and key themes to contribute toward solutions.


topics include wealth building, home ownership, and minority owned businesses; panelists include The Brookings Institution, Detroit Future City, and the Black Business Association of Memphis

Recommended Audience

clergy and lay leaders in the Black Church; anyone interested in racial justice



Practical Applications

  • Empower your congregants to understand issues like the wealth gap, home ownership, and business ownership by sharing this in a financial literacy class.
  • Diversify your education materials around financial literacy for your congregants by including this visual presentation.

About the Contributor

Terrance Bridges

Terrance Bridges is the director of the Center’s Northwest office in Crown Point and serves congregations in the Northwest portion of the state.  He is licensed with subsequent ordination from Pentecostal Churches of the Apostolic Faith. An ordained elder, Terrance combines his parish ministry with adjunct professor work for Grace College, New Horizons Christian University, and guest lecturing at colleges and universities. His consulting practice includes work in the areas of program development, evaluation, congregational strategic planning and intergenerational ministry.

Terrance has a bachelor’s degree from Taylor University in Upland, a master’s from Ball State University, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies and Doctoral Studies from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is working on his culminating doctoral project in education at Northcentral University in Prescott, Arizona. He has served in ministry at Eastern Star Church, Indianapolis, and Union Baptist Church in Muncie. He continues his ministry service at Mt. Zion Apostolic Church, Indianapolis, through the ministerial alliance, leadership council, preaching and teaching ministries.

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