When Public Investments Benefit Black People, White Elites Historically Work Overtime To Stop It

When Public Investments Benefit Black People, White Elites Historically Work Overtime To Stop It As Congress rushes to deliver bills to make crucial investments in infrastructure, jobs and families, much resistance is coming from those who pretend to fret over budget deficits and the federal debt. These irresponsible and dangerous arguments about the debt and… Continue reading When Public Investments Benefit Black People, White Elites Historically Work Overtime To Stop It

Barriers for Black women set U.S. economy back by $500 billion, report finds

Barriers for Black women set U.S. economy back by $500 billion, report finds The wage gap and barriers to economic mobility have not only set Black women’s advancement back, but also depressed the United States economy by about $507 billion over the past six decades, according to a new report from financial services firm S&P… Continue reading Barriers for Black women set U.S. economy back by $500 billion, report finds

Black Women Best: The Framework We Need for an Equitable Economy

AUTHOR: Kendra Bozarth, Grace Western, Janelle Jones

SUBJECTS: Black women, economy, policy implementation, policy development, racial equity, sexism, structural racism

The Belly of the World: A Note on Black Women’s Labors

AUTHOR: Saidiya Hartman

SUBJECTS: economy, chattel slavery, Black women, coerced care, racialized misogyny, care crisis, occupational segregation

Reflections on the Black Woman’s Role in the Community of Slaves

AUTHOR: Angela Davis

SUBJECTS: economy, chattel slavery, Black women, coerced care, racialized misogyny, care crisis, occupational segregation