“About 15 years ago, I got a part-time seasonal job completing tax returns for H&R Block. For all I’d learned taking 10 different courses in accounting in pursuit of my degree, I was not prepared for that job. Besides the fact that I didn’t realize that people living below the poverty line received such hefty income tax refunds, I was inexplicably unaware that so many people, particularly Black people since I worked in an office that nearly exclusively served Black people, were working 40 hours a week and earning so little.”

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