This policy outlook examines how the anti-racism protests, in the current health and economic climate, might influence the outcome of the US elections.

Mamoon Alabbasi 25 August 2020

In less than three months, the United States will hold its presidential elections amidst ongoing protests against racial injustice across the country. This is happening against the backdrop of the Covid-19 crisis, which has impacted both the lives and livelihood of Americans. This policy outlook examines how the anti-racism protests, in the current health and economic climate, might influence the outcome of the elections. It also looks into whether a new president in the White House is likely to bring about meaningful change for people of colour in the country.

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