July 20, 2020

More economists are alerting the nation to all the inequities this particular recession is laying bare. From unequal opportunities in wealth-building to inequality in healthcare access, the notion that we are an equal opportunity nation is increasingly exposed as a delusion. Yet, the depth of those delusions extend far beyond the economy. For politicians-of-color, it’s been a reality seldom addressed; So, just what will happen when the $600 unemployment benefits stop coming at the end of this month? It won’t be pretty. Could it be enough to drive that final nail in the coffin of the GOP?; There’s a national strike happening today supporting Black Lives Matter and the absence of these protesters will be felt; and There’s a new Suicide Prevention hotline number! Go beyond the headlines…

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