From the nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd to the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the past year has reignited questions about the impact of the racial wealth gap on Black communities. Join Washington Post Live for conversations about why these inequities have persisted for so long, public policies to promote economic mobility, and the role of the private sector among other issues. In a sponsor segment presented by McKinsey’s Institute for Black Economic Mobility, Shelley Stewart will present the findings of a new report on the economic state of Black America.
John W. Rogers Jr., Chair & Co-CEO, Ariel Investments
Cecilia Rouse, Chair, White House Council of Economic Advisers