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What We Must Do: On Ensuring Black Freedom

Demanding racial equity Aligning finance with people and planet

Re-constructing American society with the focus of ensuring that All Black communities are thriving — that centers the perspectives, experience and leadership of Black people — will require a reimagining of the political economy of the country as well.

For instance, can capitalism- an economic system based on scarcity and competition, profit over people, and that has created historic income inequality — really serve as an economic system that would be ensure that all Black people are thriving? Cooperative economic models like community wealth building as advanced by the Democracy Collaborative provide a dynamic framework towards achieving the shared prosperity envisioned by the goal of all Black people thriving.

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Publication date: 2020-07-30
Publication URL: What We Must Do: On Ensuring Black Freedom

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