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What does it mean to declare racism a public health crisis?

Jul 15, 2020
Just the process of making the resolution can have an impact, one expert says. But it doesn't trigger government funds like other crises..
A Black Lives Matter march last month. More than 60 local governments in the United States are considering declaring racism a public health crisis.
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More companies offer a paid day off for Juneteenth

Jun 19, 2020
Some corporations made the move just days ago.
Marchers celebrating Juneteenth at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington on Friday.
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Dallas Fed president says closing racial disparities “very critical” for U.S. economy

Jun 18, 2020
“The better all of us do, the better the economy does," Robert Kaplan said.
 Robert Kaplan, president and CEO of the Dallas Federal Reserve.
Courtesy of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

"Systemic racism is around us, all the time," Atlanta Fed president says

Jun 15, 2020
Raphael Bostic discusses the challenges of the economy and racial inequality.
Raphael Bostic, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.
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