May 28, 2021

Setting a baseline for the racial divide

Narrowing gap would yield big economic benefits

Eileen McAnneny ,

Commonwealth Magazine

While “Closing the Racial Divide” delivers sobering warnings about how significant and pervasive racial disparities remain in Massachusetts and the nation, it also documents the enormous economic and fiscal benefits that would flow from ending them. By continuing to measure progress ever more rigorously in these efforts, we can make Massachusetts a true Commonwealth: One society, united, diverse, and equal.