Black Americans still stagger behind in homeownership. They pay higher costs in mortgage interest payments, insurance premiums, and property taxes.
Lifelong New York activist Shatzi Weisberger is refusing to let age, curfew, or nosy neighbours discourage her from fighting for what she believes in. As a young adult, she fought racist redlining practices that prevented Black people from homeownership; in her career as a nurse, she provided in-home care to […]
Warren torched Bloomberg at Thursday’s Democratic debate in Las Vegas over his past comments linking the end of redlining to the 2008 financial crisis. “When Mayor Bloomberg was busy blaming African Americans and Latinos for the housing crash of 2008, I was right here in Las Vegas, just a few […]
During his tenure as mayor of New York City at the height of the 2008 financial crisis, Bloomberg appeared to blame banks making loans to black Americans as the cause of the chaos. In newly resurfaced comments from September 2008, Bloomberg said the end of “redlining” put pressure on banks […]