According to NinetyToZero, closing the racial wealth gap could increase the economic growth of the U.S. by $1.5 trillion over the next decade. They also report that Duke University research revealed that the wealth gap between Black and white Americans is between $11 trillion and $13.5 trillion.
“Uncovering solutions and creating opportunities is something I’m profoundly committed to,” said Curry in an official press release. “Bridging the racial wealth gap is one of the biggest challenges of our generation. We are setting a concrete approach that every organization can take to initiate meaningful progress now.”
Curry will also be joined by American Express, cannabis company, Green Thumb, the NFL’s Washington Football Team, and the United Way of New York City.