A Highway That Doesn’t Exist Is Strangling a Black Neighborhood
Co-published with Bloomberg City Lab. In the Louisiana city of Shreveport, residents of Allendale have spent decades fighting a highway expansion. Even if they succeed, the neighborhood is …
Many Minorities Avoid Seeking Credit Due to Generations of Discrimination. Why That Keeps Them Back.
Co-published with CNBC. Decades of discrimination by the government and America’s financial institutions have induced an almost trauma-like response in many people of color, making them …
When White People Say They Have My Back, What Does That Actually Mean?
Co-published with The Nation. For a few weeks in Portland, I got a glimpse of what real solidarity looks like.
The Criminalization of Black Homelessness
Co-published with Alternet. White supremacy systematically creates poverty with one hand while violently punishing it with the other.