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How tax laws disadvantage Black Americans but subsidize white Americans


Tax returns are calculated based on income, but a new book highlights how the tax code disproportionately impacts people of color. Dorothy Brown, professor at Emory University School of Law and author of “The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans and How We Can Fix It” joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

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