CEOs make double what NBA players do

The program brings middle schoolers to NBA arenas, but instead of learning about the game, they are drilled on compound interest and how to aim for the C-suite.

It’s the latest effort to try to close the wealth gap between Caucasian and African-American families. As a recent Urban Institute study pointed out, the average white family has 12 times the wealth of the average African-American family.

Harper has been speaking out about these issues for years. He’s authored several books, including “The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place” and bestsellers “Letters to a Young Brother” and “Letters to a Young Sister.”

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