Charles Rex Arbogast / APAn unidentified man walks down Michigan Ave. in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood on April 6, 2020. (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP)By Michael Austin
Published March 19, 2021 at 4:31pm
Capitalizing on escalating racial tensions, the Democratic Party has doubled down on its efforts to promote racial economic “equity” in recent months as one of the foremost issues driving their policy agenda.
Having gained full control of both Congress and the White House in 2020, Democrats hope to use their newfound governmental power to implement various policy proposals with the specific aim of raising up underserved black and minority communities.
Thus far, however, this agenda appears to be producing the reverse effect.
Additionally, multiple experts believe, if allowed to pursue their most touted policy goals, Democrats may indeed create an even wider divide in economic outcomes between blacks and whites in the U.S.