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Black Family Around the Table Paying Bills
Credit reports and scores control access to public goods people need. Yet, in the midst of a global pandemic and economic collapse, remaking the nation’s credit reporting system is not the top concern. 
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Today, nearly 60 years removed from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s speech during the March on Washington, countless barriers remain between his dream and America’s reality.
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K. Sabeel Rahman
An economy that ultimately lives up to our country’s promise will require us to invest in public goods and health infrastructure, break up concentrated economic power, and ensure equitable access for Black and brown communities.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman
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Young adults of color wear "I voted" stickers
Demos and Boston University’s Center for Antiracist Research hosted a virtual convening to contribute to a growing movement that seeks to redefine who we think of as swing voters.
Blog
Christelle Prophete
Laura Williamson
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Congress must act swiftly to put transformative pro-democracy legislation at the top of the agenda.
Blog
Adam Lioz
Laura Williamson
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Capitol
Those who aim to obstruct the peaceful transition of power must be held accountable.
Press release
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The Capitol Building
From the president of the United States downward, all involved — whether via their actions or their failure to act — must be held accountable.
Press release
K. Sabeel Rahman
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The response to the COVID-19 crisis must include investments in public goods and health infrastructure, breaking up concentrated economic power, and equitable access for Black and brown communities.
Blog
K. Sabeel Rahman
“They collect our data without our permission. They profit from our data. They fail to invest in processes to verify accuracy. And their models are not transparent. This puts Black and Brown consumers at a serious disadvantage.”
In the media
Mayra Rodriguez Valladares
The Biden administration should implement its public credit registry proposal to shift power away from an oligopoly that exercises inordinate control over consumers’ financial prospects and towards a fairer system that better respects consumers and reduces racial inequality.
In the media
Amy Traub
Chi Chi Wu
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Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
Congress and the Biden administration must take a different route as they seek a more equitable recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
Blog
Amy Traub