How Has Racism Shaped the American Economy?

How Racism Is Destroying America - The New York Times
 
What is the relationship between American economics and American racism, and can it be severed? How will systemic racism, past and present, slow our emergence from the current downturn? New York Times journalist Eduardo Porter, author of the new book American Poison: How Racial Hostility Destroyed Our Promise, visited Zócalo Public Square with historian and writer Cynthia Greenlee to discuss economic disparities that have been centuries in the making.

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