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The Real Roots of ‘Black Capitalism’

Professor of Law Mehrsa Baradaran explains how Richard Nixon [President of the United States from 1969 to 1974] ignored “meaningful economic reforms proposed by black activists” for housing integration, reparations or both, because “[a]greeing to demands for federal spending or…

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Why black workers who do everything right still get left behind

In his Washington Post article, Jeff Guo discusses an Economic Policy Institute report that shows that the black-white wage gap is now the widest it has been since 1979.  “EPI finds that the black-white wage gap has become wider — and…

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40 Acres and a Mule Would Be at Least $6.4 Trillion Today

American wealth was built on the backs of enslaved people, and later policies ensured economic growth for the white, not the black community, as described in this article by Jeff Neumann and Tracy Loeffelholz Dunn in Yes! Magazine.

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