The enduring whiteness of the Fed

Fortune takes on the racial wealth gap, the Fed has a white man problem, Disney finally retires Uncle Remus, and Ursula Burns knows you know the answer to your own damn question.

But first, here is your racist-erasing week in review, in Haiku.

Pity the sweet cup,
once a health care hero. Will
it go the way of

The Chicks? Good-bye to
racism there in plain sight,
hello, Lady A!

Go on now, Sambo,
Plantations, General Lee,
and dead Indians!

Don’t come around here
asking for Eskimo Pies
(But keep this guy, please.)

Take care: What’s in a
name is also in your heart.
Keep Breonna close.

Ellen McGirt

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