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Wanted: equitable credit access  to build wealth
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Business
Wanted: equitable credit access to build wealth
Although many officials have called for a “return to normal,” millions of small businesses and communities need something new instead. In Black America especially, the “old normal” never delivered equitable access to wealth-building opportunities that served much of white America. Instead, a lengthy history of public policies designed to create and sustain a burgeoning middle class systemically excluded Blacks and other people of color. 
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Opinion
Biden’s first-100-days challenge: Transitioning to a more inclusive economy
The tumultuous 2020 presidential election triggered a record number of participating voters. Never before had so many people cast their preferences. And similarly, together substantiated how divided the nation is. 
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Business
Wealth gap a persistent problem
Despite the passage of nearly 60 years between the original 1963 March on Washington and its 2020 recommitment, many of the issues that have plagued Black America remain the same.
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Extending King’s economic agenda
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Editorial
Extending King’s economic agenda
Soon after attending to the implementation of the civil rights legislative gains, King turned to the Poor People’s campaign.
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