Active Discrimination Measures in the US

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= an overview of the active discrimination measures prompted by the switch to race-conscious policies:


Wesley Yang:

  • "The Small Business Administration prioritized emergency Covid grants to restaurants by race [1].
  • The Department of Agriculture prioritized funding to black farmers.
  • The state of Vermont allowed BIPOC residents early access to the vaccine [2].
  • San Francisco introduced a pilot public/private partnership program offering monthly cash payments reserved exclusively for black and Pacific Islander women [3].
  • Uber Eats offered free delivery from black-owned restaurants [4]
  • Among Biden’s first acts in office was to issue an executive order that has been taken as a warrant by those keen to extend this mandate further [5]
  • into the provision of medical services by race [6]


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