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The Economics of Race

A visit with Robert Weems, Professor, History Department

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: history race Nixon economics African American

The need for further national discussion about stimulating black economic development today

Topics: Nixon administration

Examining the Nixon administration’s role in the unprecedented national discussion about black economic development in the 1960s reminds us of the continued relevance of such economic policies and discussions in America today. “In America— whether it’s right or wrong—it all comes down to money and economics,” Weems observes.