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Racism cannot be separated from capitalism

May 30, 2018
By Yanique Redwood

It is not a coincidence that African-American neighborhoods have lower land values, fewer resources and poorer health outcomes. These were intentional actions, and these wrongs were never rectified. Yanique Redwood responds to a lawsuit filed by attorney Aristotle Theresa against the District of Columbia alleging racism is embedded in the District’s housing policies.

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Why ‘Growing Private Sector Jobs and Wages’ will not address racial inequity

May 2, 2018
By Temi F. Bennett, Esq.

Policymakers in Montgomery County are beginning to understand that jobs alone, even if they were available, are not sufficient to address the historical, institutional and structural forms of racism that created and perpetuate racial inequities in the county.

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Applying a Racial Equity Analysis: Housing Capacity in the District of Columbia

April 26, 2018
By Yanique Redwood

CHF will be contributing short one-pagers over the next several months that apply a racial equity analysis to different issues. These one-pagers are not intended to provide solutions. The first one in our series applies a racial equity analysis to housing capacity in the District of Columbia.

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