Moody’s Report: Integration Key to Strong US Economy


A masked shopper walks through the Target parking lot in northeast Jackson, Miss., Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The Mississippi Department of Health released figures today that show African Americans are being disproportionately affected by the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
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A recent Moody’s Analytics report says a more racially integrated US will strengthen the economy, with a higher GDP growth in the next decade.

The COVID pandemic largely exposed many racial inequalities, with non-white households taking the brunt of the economic impact. Integrated society leads to several benefits including reduced crime and higher home values.

Listen to Ebony McMorris’s AURN News report:

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