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Greg Kaufmann


Greg Kaufmann is a contributing writer for The Nation and an advisor to the Southern Economic Advancement Project's SouthStrong coalition.

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COVID-19 and the unfunded Black Belt commission

April 10, 2020 - The Southeast Crescent Regional Commission was created in 2008 to provide economic development assistance to Black Belt states but has never received its full appropriation from Congress — even while its counterpart covering whiter, richer Northern states has. With Black Belt communities being ravaged by the pandemic, it's past time for action.