How best to lift prospects of African-Americans? Cory Booker has a compelling plan that’s gaining traction. | Moran

As the average young black American begins adulthood, ages 18 to 25, he or she has a net worth of $2,900 – not enough to enroll in college, or even a good job-training program. And miles away from buying a home.Sen. Cory Booker has a promising plan to fix that by ensuring that low-income Americans of all races get a better start, with about $50,000 in the bank at age 18, money that could be spent only on college, job-training, or a first home. It throws open the doors to a middle-class life, making at least some amends for the systemic racism that has slammed those doors shut on African-Americ…

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