The Emancipator Presents: Could Crypto Be a Driver for Racial Equity?
When the first bitcoin was created in 2009, communities of color jumped in to explore a new class of financial assets without the runaround of traditional banking. As this new financial system grows in popularity and access, what are the risks? What are the opportunities? Bloomberg reporter Akayla Gardner moderates a discussion with Cleve Mesidor, Blockchain Foundation executive director; Rohan Grey, Willamette University assistant professor of law; and Dante Duarte, Circle’s chief strategy officer and global policy head. They’ll explore whether cryptocurrency and blockchain technology could be a driver for racial equity.