Racism and Economics

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On Tuesday, May 4 at 7 pm, Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures will present author Heather McGhee who will have a conversation with William Generett Jr., board member for the Pittsburgh Foundation and Senior Vice President of Civic Engagement at Duquesne University. McGhee’s economic and sociological research led to the findings in her book, “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together.”

Some questions that may be discussed are: How do racial inequalities effect our economy? How does the deliberate devaluation of Black citizens and their communities effect our society economically and socially? What can we do to change and improve our society and economy, and become a part of a better America?

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