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CNBC

BET FOUNDER ROBERT JOHNSON SAYS ‘I WILL TAKE THE DEVIL I KNOW,’ ADDING HE DOESN’T KNOW WHAT BIDEN WILL DO. Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson told CNBC on Wednesday he’s […]
CNBC

Bloomberg

DEMOCRATS PROPOSE REQUIRING FED TO REDUCE INEQUALITY IN U.S. The Federal Reserve Racial and Economic Equity Act would amend the Federal Reserve Act and mandate that the U.S. central bank specifically work […]
Bloomberg

The Economist

SEPARATE, DOWNTRODDEN. To walk in a Midwestern city is to get an education…. Englewood is depopulating. In one of the two census tracts here, 94% of residents are African-American. Median […]
The Economist

Axios

10 MYTHS ABOUT THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP. For years, there’s been a popular notion — even among some Black people — that the wealth difference between white and Black Americans […]
Axios

Reuters

AMID NATIONAL DEBATE ON RACE, FED’S BOSTIC SEES CENTRAL BANK ROLL ON INEQUALITY. A rising stock market alongside 11% unemployment has put the U.S. Federal Reserve in a quandary amid […]
Reuters

NPR

A RACE RECKONING IN ECONOMICS. The American Economic Association, or the AEA, […]  made a statement saying that it had “only begun to understand racism and its impact on our profession […]
NPR

WSJ

ECONOMICS JOURNALS FAULTED FOR NEGLECTING STUDIES ON RACE AND DISCRIMINATION. Some editors defend their records, while others agree they need to do more to diversify their ranks and think differently […]
WSJ

CNBC

JOE BIDEN’S POLICY ROADMAP AIMS TO CREATE A NEW , FEDERALLY-BACKED CREDIT BUREAU TO CLOSE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP. During the last economic downturn, Black families experienced a 44.3% decline […]
CNBC

Boston Globe

BOSTON’S RACIAL EQUITY FUND IS NOT SYSTEMIC CHANGE. In a moment of national upheaval due to the coronavirus pandemic and a long overdue reckoning on systemic racial inequities, cities can […]
Boston Globe

The Atlantic

A CHEAP RACE NEUTRAL WAY TO CLOSE THE RACIAL WEALTH GAP. For something like $80 billion a year … the United States could not only end its most pernicious forms […]
The Atlantic