3 min read.Updated: 23 Jun 2022, 10:28 PM ISTRhonda Vonshay Sharpe
Under-representation in policy formulation is a solvable problem
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The US holiday of Juneteenth, which commemorates the day in 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Texas learnt of their freedom, 19 June, should have made America consider a challenge: How to address the deep economic disparities that still divide the US by race? One part of the solution: Get more African-Americans involved in crafting economic policy.