Two Black Female Economists Fixing the Racial Justice Pipeline

The co-founders of the Sadie Collective talk about their mission and bringing racial justice to the Fed.

The first Black PhD economist in the U.S. Sadie Alexander wasn’t able to practice her chosen profession. Born in 1898, Alexander couldn’t find work because of her race and gender, so she turned to practicing law instead. More than a century later, Black women account for only one percent of U.S. economists.


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