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Social justice, racial equity, and the path forward

Martin Luther King Jr. grappled with many national issues during his lifetime, including unemployment, workers’ rights, protests, poverty, and segregation. As we look back on both his many accomplishments and profound challenges, it remains clear there’s still much work to do in the movement toward racial equality. On this day honoring the civil rights leader’s impact and legacy, explore these insights on what can be done to build a more just future, and visit the McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility for the latest research on how to empower, inspire, and sustain action that leads to the economic development of Black communities across the globe.

The economic state of Black America: What is and what could be

Race in the workplace: The Black experience in the US private sector

Black consumers: Where to invest for equity (a preview)

The Black unicorn: Changing the game for inclusivity in retail

Black-owned businesses face an unequal path to recovery

A $300 billion opportunity: Serving the emerging Black American consumer

Black representation in film and TV: The challenges and impact of increasing diversity

Our future lives and livelihoods: Sustainable and inclusive and growing

The economic impact of closing the racial wealth gap

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