‘What was Robbed Must be Repaired’: 5 Black Business Leaders Talk Reparations and Corporate America’s Role in Closing the Wealth Gap

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Prior to the Covid-19 crisis and its disproportionate impact on communities of color, the median white household in America held nearly eight times the wealth of the median Black household in 2019, reports Brookings Institution. While President Biden and his administration have unveiled plans to help close this gap, which has only been exacerbated by the pandemic, many people have also called on corporate America and its leaders to take a stand in speaking out against racial inequality and economic injustice. Kevin Cohee of OneUnited Bank is among those interviewed.