Student debt in this country now exceeds credit card debt at $1.7 trillion of debt held by 44 million people. Calls are mounting for President Biden to fulfill a campaign promise to tackle this issue. Ashley Harrington, the Federal Advocacy Director of the Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), explains how student debt disproportionately impacts communities of color, particularly Black Americans.
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