Wall Street-backed firms are duping would-be homebuyers, 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. and west-side activists fought against housing discrimination.
It’s a tough subject to write about, but Ta-Nehisi Coates is more than capable.
“In America, we have difficulty with acknowledging the fact that where we are in a particular moment is irrevocably tied to our past.”
Those owed reparations are long dead, huh?
“We may find that the country can never fully repay African Americans,” Ta-Nehisi Coates writes. “But we stand to discover much about ourselves in such a discussion.”