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Biden Taps Reparations Advocate for Treasury Transition

Wibbitz - Politics
Biden Taps Reparations Advocate for Treasury Transition. President-elect Joe Biden has enlisted the help of Mehrsa Baradaran. Baradaran is a professor at the University of California, Irvine School of Law. According to Fox News, she also advocates reparations for Black Americans as a means of addressing the racial wealth gap and "white supremacy.". A reparations program could take many forms from simple cash payments or baby bonds to more complex schemes .., Mehrsa Baradaran, via 'The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap'. ... such as subsidized college tuition, basic income, housing vouchers, or subsidized mortgage credit, Mehrsa Baradaran, via 'The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap'. As a member of Biden's Department of the Treasury agency review team, Baradaran will help to "hit the ground running on Day One.". Both Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have dodged questions about reparations in the past, making their stances unclear