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One chef's social experiment: Charge minorities $12, white people $30

One chef's social experiment: Charge minorities $12, white people $30

Approach Tunde Wey's lunch counter/sociology experiment at the Roux Carre market in New Orleans, and — if you're white — you'll have a decision to make.

And it's not just whether you want to try his jollof rice or his fried plantains. Wey serves his Nigerian food with a lesson about racial wealth disparity: The median income among African-American households in New Orleans is only $25,806, compared to $64,377 for white households. According to the

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