William Darity Jr.

William Darity Jr. is arts and sciences professor of public policy and professor of African and African American studies and economics at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.

In 1944, Franklin Roosevelt proposed constitutional amendments to guarantee Americans’ fundamental economic rights. It was never adopted—and today, is more necessary than ever. Here’s an adaptation of his program for our time. Read more

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Truly fixing the American economy requires full employment, as Franklin Roosevelt proposed 74 years ago. And that can't be done through the private sector alone. Read more

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Based upon trends in racial self-classification, one has to be skeptical about the emergence of “majority-minority” America. Read more

Civil Rights in America