A new series on race in America, examining the movement to end systemic racism and police brutality. Each week, we examine the dynamics of race in our nation; we assess how identity and inequality define the lives of people of color in relation to business, healthcare, education, housing, and financial opportunity. The series features discussions with thought leaders, change makers and essential voices on civil rights and racial equality across the ideological spectrum.
White House officials said the president has already taken significant and historic actions to create a more equitable country. They point to sweeping anti-poverty measures in his pandemic relief bill that will help Black and Brown families.
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About US newsletter authors
Rachel Hatzipanagos is a staff writer at The Washington Post.
A South Florida native, she is the child of immigrants from Honduras, Cuba and Greece.
Vanessa Williams has been a reporter and editor at The Washington Post for more than 20 years. She currently writes about national politics and news through the lens of race and gender.