Time for a Little “Self-Gentrification”

Carter’s investment in her community and in developing her personal home across the street from her family home is part of her identity, but is also a wealth-building mechanism, the most common successful method in North America. She wants it for her community: something she calls  “self-gentrifying in the South Bronx.”

What Could Possibly Go Right?: Episode 31 Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary is an author and award-winning personal finance columnist. She writes the nationally syndicated personal finance column “The Color of Money”, which appears in The Washington Post. She addresses the question of “What Could Possibly Go Right?”

Repaying the Debt owed Black People Requires a Democratic and Reparative Economy

The more important conversation is not how much must be paid, but rather how much must change. To be frank, all of it ultimately has to change. In other words, the entire system that continues to exert violence against and extract labor and blood from Black lives and communities must go.