The Fed’s First Black President Is Speaking Out About Economic Inequality

Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic—the first Black president in the history of the central bank—wants policymakers to take action to address inequalities in the economy, he told Bloomberg in an interview; Bostic’s comments come amid a renewed push for the Fed, long viewed as the protector of the wealthy Wall Street elite, to do more to combat systemic racism and economic injustice.

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