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Black capitalism and the lessons from McDonald’s’ investment in Black neighborhoods

Fast food is a staple of American culture, but in recent decades there has been a new focus on health and wage inequality. Jeffrey Brown talks to author Marcia Chatelain about the complicated history of McDonalds in the Black community: how the fast food giant supported Black franchise owners, but was a trap for unhealthy diets and low wages. It’s part of our arts and culture series, CANVAS.

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