George Orwell was no banker, but if you applied his words to the current debate on the Community Reinvestment Act, he was correct: “The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”
Juneteenth is the oldest known US celebration of the end of slavery. African-Americans and others mark the anniversary much like the Fourth of July, with parties, picnics and gatherings with family and friends. Here’s a look at Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day, by the numbers:
A black man has been president of the United States. So why, then, do so many find it hard to believe that a black woman owns a yarn shop in brownstone Brooklyn?
The city, which is preparing to release its first progress report on its effort, declined to share detailed data about the jobs it has created so far. But a coalition of labor and community groups says one obvious need has emerged: They say the city needs to do more to connect people in the city’s poorest neighborhoods to the new jobs.
After the vote, the Americans for Prosperity crew celebrated its victory at the Nashville Palace, a country music venue. “I knew we were going to win,” Ms. Venable said. “But I wasn’t taking my foot off the gas for a second.”
A new report reveals rising rents and surging inequality — and it’s only going to get worse.
President Trump has yet to formally name Kathy Kraninger as his choice to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but her nomination is already in trouble — and that may be just fine with the White House.
A new kind of investment fund with special tax incentives could steer billions in private capital to some low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.
President Trump has yet to formally name Kathy Kraninger as his choice to head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but her nomination is already in trouble. That may be just fine with the White House.
Presentation at the 2018 Just Economy Conference. by Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. Session Title: Can we Preserve Affordable Housing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods ? Fintechs and the big banks are redefining the “small dollar” loan in an effort to reach unbanked and underbanked communities. Advocates must understand these products and understand how they compare to “small […]