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What can blacks do to build wealth?

We need to create good-paying jobs for people. The minimum wage doesn’t match up to what people pay for rent. — Princess Paul, High School Student, Roxbury
I think we have to be more responsible with the money we have and budget better. We have to be prepared for the future. — Michael Reid, Reprographics, Roxbury
Unity. Unity creates community. Through community we can prosper. — Marcus, Laborer, Roxbury
Definitely become better educated. Educate yourself in your respective field. — Christina Cain, Administrator, Roxbury
Number one, we have to work together. If we don’t do that, we’ll be asking for things instead of demanding and taking things. — Allen Dowling, Administrator, Jamaica Plain
I think if people were disciplined about saving and investing, it would build wealth in the long term. People should pool money together and invest. — Francis Pina, Teacher, Dorchester
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