Colorado Times Recorder, July 24, 2020: Can Corporations Walk the Walk on Racial Justice?
For months now, uprisings against structural racism have spurred discussions about how to bridge the nation’s racial divides — including the enormous racial wealth gap.
Many are calling on their governments to pull funds out of police budgets and redirect that money into disadvantaged communities. Others are calling for direct reparations.
Calls for stronger representation and community investment are certainly not new, but they have new resonance now. More and more Americans are realizing that racial equity can’t happen without economic equity.
Public policy has a huge role to play here, but so do businesses.