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Dorothy A. Brown: Racist tax codes exist because ‘a rich, white couple wanted to pay less in taxes’


Legacy racist policies exist all over the place, but tax-law professor at Emory University School of Law and author of “The Whiteness of Wealth,” Dorothy A. Brown is exposing them in a place you may not be expecting to see them: in your taxes. Take a look at how the marriage penalty has been possibly unknowingly hurting couples of color for decades.