Three regional Federal Reserve presidents reiterated calls for closing the racial gap in education in the U.S., saying that doing so would be a high-return investment.
“Making progress in this effort will help us reach our full economic potential as a nation,” Dallas Fed President
The event is the third that the U.S.’s 12 regional Federal Reserve banks
have hosted since the start of the pandemic on the subject as a renewed focus on economic inequality in the U.S. is putting pressure on the Fed to
The conference takes place almost a week after rioters overran the U.S. Capitol building Jan. 6, leaving four of them and one police officer dead.
“If those were Black militants, armed militants storming the U.S. Capitol, I think they’d all be dead right now. That is the most stark example of racism and disparities in our society,” Minneapolis Fed President
Atlanta Fed President
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