The Importance of Black Homeownership in Wealth Creation

by Contributing Writer Aszurdee Sadé You dream of accumulating wealth. You want to increase your income, your investments, and your savings over time. However, there’s a problem. Income inequality and other underlying socio-economic conditions are the biggest hindrances to Black homeownership and wealth creation. Black households lack access to affordable financial products and are unableContinue reading “The Importance of Black Homeownership in Wealth Creation”

Pushed Out: How Public-Private Partnerships Work to Deter Black Wealth Acquisition (Part 2 of 3)

by Contributing Writer Mana Tahaie In the first part of this series, we looked at the historical policies that created an economic system hostile to Black wealth creation. In this article, we will explore how discriminatory housing and development policies paved the way for gentrification in the Greenwood and Near North neighborhoods.  Gentrification According toContinue reading “Pushed Out: How Public-Private Partnerships Work to Deter Black Wealth Acquisition (Part 2 of 3)”