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Building Bridges: Bold Policies for Economic Justice & Against Ethnic Inequality with Prof. William Darity , Segment 1

Building Bridges: Bold Policies for Economic Justice & Against Ethnic Inequality with Prof. William Darity , Segment 1

Update: 2020-09-26
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Bold Policies for Economic Justice & Against Ethnic Inequality with Prof. William Darity

In the midst of two viruses that are disproportionately shattering Black and Brown communities and wreaking havoc on the working class: Covid-19 and racist policing. were looking for bold policies to achieve economic justice and to think this through with us is William Darity, Professor of Public Policy, African and African American Studies, and Economics and the director of the DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University.

Prof. Darity has served as chair of the Department of African and African American Studies and was the founding director of the Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality at Duke and reminds that when slavery ended, the disenfranchisement of African Americans did not. Discrimination continued in jobs, housing, education " barriers that have contributed to the staggering economic inequality that persists in the country today and consequentially makes the case for reparations as an answer to closing the racial wealth gap.
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Building Bridges: Bold Policies for Economic Justice & Against Ethnic Inequality with Prof. William Darity , Segment 1

Building Bridges: Bold Policies for Economic Justice & Against Ethnic Inequality with Prof. William Darity , Segment 1

knash@igc.org (Ken Nash and Mimi Rosenberg)