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What you should read as the US celebrates Juneteenth

Today marks Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. And while we've come a long way since 1865 (when the occasion was first celebrated in Texas), further effort is needed to achieve a truly inclusive economy. Get the insight you need by exploring research from the McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility, or look closer at the topics that matter, including:

  • the economic state of Black America
  • inclusive growth and a new approach to racial equity
  • the Black experience at work
  • building supportive ecosystems for Black-owned businesses, and driving racial equity in financial services

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

The diversity imperative in retail

Racial equity in financial services

The case for inclusive growth

It’s time for a new approach to racial equity

Black-owned businesses face an unequal path to recovery

Building supportive ecosystems for Black-owned US businesses

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