Let’s learn a little about Gertrude Stein, answer some questions about her, and figure out what she has to do with competing complaints about teacher quality and racial disparities that followed a Regents’ decision this week.
The protestors called on the de Blasio administration to take on a broader rezoning of the area in order to control development. But the mayor isn’t the only politician who hasn’t rallied to that cause: While de Blasio has said “no.” other local pols have said nothing at all.
While the foreclosure crisis has largely receded from today’s headlines, its impacts continue to reverberate for many families and their communities throughout New York City and nationwide.
For many White families, owning a home is a foothold on the path to long-term financial security. Because of redlining and other discriminatory practices, Black homeowners—and their children—have been excluded from those benefits.