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Surviving The Coronapocalypse

How apartheid and redlining are fueling the global COVID-19 pandemic and how people can fight back. The post Surviving The Coronapocalypse appeared first on The…

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COVID-19 Ravages Communities Marginalized By White Supremacy

America’s legacy of white supremacy has marginalized Black communities with redlining, segregation, poverty, and lack of access. Combating the history of abuse and mistrust is…

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Posted in #TheRealNews community property egregation Henry George homeownership Housing land lease land value tax private property property value racial wealth gap redlining

How Land Value Tax Could Narrow the Racial Wealth and Opportunity Gap

“Protecting property values” was a canard used to justify racist housing policy in 1910, and continues to be an excuse used today. But what if…

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Posted in #Racism #TheRealNews Black Capitalism empowerment zones gentrification Home Ownership Homestead Act Jacqueline Luqman Jim Crow Mehrsa Baradaran opportunity zones racial wealth gap real estate redlining Richard Nixon segregation zoning laws

Racial Inequality Is Rooted in Denial of Home and Land Ownership

The racial wealth gap in the US is directly linked to the ways in which Blacks were prevented from home and property ownership, while the…

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Posted in #History #Racism #TheRealNews Baltimore Donald Trump housing discrimination Lawrence Lanahan redlining segregation The Lines Between Us

The Lines Between Us: The Modern History of Baltimore Apartheid (1/2)

As Trump unloads a racist attack on Baltimore, we speak with author Lawrence Lanahan, who charts the history of segregation from redlining to the civil…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Elizabeth Warren Home Ownership Kamala Harris Luqman Nation racial wealth gap redlining

Kamala Harris Goes After the Black Vote With a Homeownership Plan

Will Kamala Harris’ home ownership proposal address the persistent issue of the racial homeownership and wealth gap, or will her plan create more problems for…

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Posted in #History #TheRealNews ADOS CARICOM civil war diaspora discrimination Emancipation Jim Crow lynching redlining reparations segregation separate but equal slavery Wealth Inequality

Where Do the Politics of Reparations Go From Here?

This week, the first congressional hearing on reparations in nearly 12 years was held on Capitol Hill. As the discussion on reparations matures, what needs…

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Congressional Hearing on Slavery Reparations Draws Huge Crowd

Large and passionate crowds gathered to witness historians, economists, academics, and politicians testify for the first time in nearly a dozen years on H.R. 40,…

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Billions Stolen From Black Families by Predatory Lending

White Collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes the new study, “The Plunder of Black Wealth in Chicago,” opening the way for a fruitful conversation about reparations…

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