White people like me should use the term because it shifts the race problem to us, where it belongs.
according to a report by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition, neighborhoods that were redlined in the 1930s are still predominantly nonwhite, lower-income and economically disenfranchised.
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:
Presentation at the 2018 Just Economy Conference. by William Eager, Vice President, Chicago Area, Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. Session Title: Can we Preserve Affordable Housing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods? As cities increasingly gentrify, what is being done to preserve housing both renters and homeowners can afford? The challenges facing traditionally lower-income communities and families continue to depress […]
With the publication of Richard Rothstein’s 2017 book, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America, the issue of racial and economic “redlining” has come to the forefront. The shocking thing about the revelations in Rothstein’s book is the degree to which policies and practices of segregation were accepted and […]
Statement for the record from John Taylor, president and CEO, of the National Community Reinvestment Coalition to the House Financial Services Subcommittee on House Financial Services Committee, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit January 30, 2018 Chairman Luetkemeyer, Ranking Member Clay, and Distinguished members of the Subcommittee: The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) appreciates […]
Uphams Corner city officials, with the help of the community, are working to acquire properties and revitalize their city.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dropped an investigation triggered by a 2013 ProPublica story about a lender that charges triple-digit interest rates.