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Doug Jones won the recent Alabama Senate election thanks to an overwhelming turnout by African American voters, who nearly unanimously pulled the lever for the Democrat.

With such a strong mandate, now’s the time for Democrats to prove they can deliver for their most reliable constituents.

They should start by taking on the racial wealth divide.

When it comes to economics, this simply isn’t true. The racial wealth divide is getting worse, not better.

Read the full article at Newsweek.

Josh Hoxie directs the Project on Taxation and Opportunity at the Institute for Policy Studies.