Rakim Brooks

Rakim Brooks is the C. Edwin Baker Fellow for Democratic Values at Demos. His writing focuses on progressive politics, ideology, and equality. He has worked at the Brookings Institution and the Center for Law and Social Policy, and continues to be actively engaged with the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy.

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