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What Happens to Black Wealth Under Trump? - The Atlantic

Black Wealth in the Age of Trump

The president-elect has pledged tax reform and job creation—policies that should theoretically help poor and minority Americans. Will they? 158 more words

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The Permanent Crisis of Housing | Jacobin

This essay is adapted from the introduction of In Defense of Housing: The Politics of Crisis, out now from Verso.

The symptoms of housing crisis are everywhere in evidence today.

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Policing and the Violence of White Being: An Interview with Dylan Rodríguez - The Black Scholar

Policing and the Violence of White Being: An Interview with Dylan RodríguezSeptember 12, 2016The following interview was conducted by Casey Goonan, an editor with True Leap Press. 365 more words

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Discriminology - Public School Ratings, Scholarly Literature, Educational Videos & News

WASHINGTON — Black boys as young as 10 may not be viewed in the same light of childhood innocence as their white peers, but are instead more likely to be mistaken as older, be perceived as guilty and face police violence if accused of a crime, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association. 754 more words

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These 7 Cities Expose Exactly What Gentrification Is Doing to America

These 7 Cities Expose Exactly What Gentrification Is Doing to America

 By Zak Cheney Rice October 22, 2014

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Twenty-five years ago, the term “gentrification” was largely unfamiliar to the average American. 1,633 more words

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Is It Time For Federal Anti-Gentrification Zones In NYC?: Gothamist

Some of these concepts are familiar. An early-1990s federal preservation program called the Low-Income Housing Preservation and Resident Homeownership Act (LIHPRHA) provided federal funding to nonprofit organizations and tenant groups to purchase their buildings, before Congress defunded it in 1998. 478 more words

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Poverty Has Same Effect On The Brain As Constantly Pulling All Nighters | ThinkProgress

One of the study’s authors, Harvard economist Sandhil Mullainathan, told the Washington Post, “Poverty is the equivalent of pulling an all-nighter. Picture yourself after an all-nighter.

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