To narrow racial wealth gap, Biden plan takes aim at home appraisal inequality

Jun 1, 2021
Homes in most white neighborhoods are worth an average of $250,000 more than those in mostly Black and Latinx neighborhoods.
President Joe Biden laid out policy proposals aimed at narrowing the racial wealth gap during a speech in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Above, Biden speaks with Michelle Brown-Burdex of the Greenwood Cultural Center.
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How the U.S. could regain its competitive edge

Feb 24, 2021
President Biden signed an executive order Wednesday designed to make U.S. supply chains more resilient and secure.
The shortage of medical masks in 2020 was one sign that the U.S. needs to improve the security and resilience of its supply chains.
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Biden walks a trans-Atlantic tightrope, balancing domestic, foreign concerns

Feb 19, 2021
The president wants to reengage with the world, but it won't be able to immediately reverse Trump administration policies.
President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan would make roughly a trillion dollars available to repair roads, bridges and other systems.
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"Buy American" is a common presidential promise. Why is it so hard to do?

Jan 25, 2021
President Biden signed an executive order to ensure that federal dollars purchase U.S.-made products — like the Trump administration and others before it.
President Joe Biden signs an executive order meant to channel the government's buying power into American products.
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