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Sojourner Truth: Dedrick Asante-Muhammad On The Racial Wealth Divide

At least 73 percent of the poor in the U.S. are women and children. President Biden, in his recent trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to mark the 100-year anniversary of the massacre of Black people by white terrorists, announced some measures he hopes will lessen the gap. But the measures have been criticized as insufficient. Our guest is Dedrick Asante-Muhammad with the National Community Reinvestment Coalition.

Forbes: How CDFIs Can Maximize Their Impact On The Country’s Economic Recovery

In a study akin to a “mystery shopper” experiment, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition found discrimination throughout multiple phases of the loan application process. During 43% of their tests, a white applicant was treated more favorably than a Black applicant whether it was through encouragement for applying, the products offered or the breadth of helpful information provided by the bank.

Nonprofit Quarterly: What Does Journalism for a Just Economy Look Like?

Earlier this month, the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) held its 30th annual conference. But in a session titled “The Stories We Tell: Journalism for a Just Economy,” the organization broke new ground, initiating a new conversation for the group regarding the intersection of journalism and economic justice.