The Hill: Biden needs to appoint a secretary of racial justice to the cabinet

By
Sukyi McMahon
January 02, 2021

Now with President-elect Joe Biden positioned to take office this upcoming January, he has a chance to rewrite history by rebuilding a new type of justice in America. This will require taking on our nation’s historic obsession with prisons and mass incarceration and gutting a criminal justice system that was never intended to protect Black, Indigineous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities. 

Confronting racism must be part of Biden’s renewed commitment to justice. He could start here: a secretary of Racial Justice in the cabinet. This position would be responsible for coordinating actions to correct racial disparities across the administration. [...]

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