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When cities go bankrupt, it’s Black lives at risk

June 23, 2020

Via: Fortune

Each week as the unemployment numbers roll and the economic slide deepens, it becomes clearer that without significant funds from the federal government, cities and states are likely to face massive shortfalls, some even failing to make payroll and pay bills or defaulting on debt.

Everyone will be affected by the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis. But history tells us that Black Americans will feel the pain more deeply and for a much longer period.

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