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|"Race and Recession: How Inequity Rigged the Economy and how to Change the Rules" tells the stories of people of color who are disproportionately affected by the recession.
It uncovers root causes of long-term racial inequities that fed into the economic crisis. It proposes structural solutions to change a system that threatens future generations.
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FROM THE REPORT
Fig. 3: Unemployment by Race, 1973-2009
"Race and Recession: How Injustice Rigged the Economy and how to Change the Rules" takes us
These stories and supporting data reveal the policies behind the
May 18, 2009