Governments should consider raising taxes on society's wealthiest to tackle inequality, according to the head of the International Monetary Fund.
The economy may be recovering but the president of the National Urban League says it's leaving too many neighborhoods behind.
While ensuring a secure retirement is a struggle for many Americans, the problem is much more acute for blacks than whites.
An interest rate increase now would dampen any hopes for a full economic recovery, says Valerie Wilson.
The Dimock Health Center, founded in 1862, serves 17,000 patients a year in the heart of Boston's African-American community.
Closing the economic divide in America starts with a better understanding of where and how it shows up for millions of households.
Year Up is a nonprofit that offers low-income urban youths six months of intensive training and a six-month internship. Here's why it's working.
Year Up student Brandon Jordan talks about how he went from being homeless to interning for a billion-dollar company.
YearUp, a program that offers low-income adults corporate training and internships, aims to help youths who lack opportunity.
Year Up founder and CEO Gerald Chertavian reflects on his inspiration for Year Up and the challenges he faced starting the organization.
Year Up alum Bryan Goodson, who was working at a Six Flags pizza concession when he applied to the program, talks about how he seized the opportunity and turned his internship into a career.
Tight mortgage lending standards have hurt minority borrowers the most since the housing crisis. How nonprofits are helping more Americans become homeowners.
Cleveland-based Evergreen Cooperative offers people a path to homeownership. Here's how it works.
A Cleveland grandfather talks about how he and his wife are finally realizing the American Dream of home ownership, thanks to a unique program where they work.
One Cleveland-based company has created a program that aims to turn its employees into homeowners. CNBC's Diana Olick reports the details.
Closing the American divide isn't just a matter of economic justice. It's critical to the continued growth of the economy.
It turns out universal preschool has had major financial implications for working parents.
Black Girls Code holds computer workshops for women of color and is spreading across the globe to offer opportunities in technology.
The organization Black Girls Code teaches STEM skills to a underrepresented group in the tech world—black women.
Black Girls Code founder and executive director Kimberly Bryant talks about why she started the organization and the impact she hopes it has on the tech world.