Author: mica

A tool for analyzing the roots of housing inequality where you live

I came across this tool, which lets you look at “redlining” historically – which regions in your own town were considered “worth” investing in by realtors and banks. Such decisions had major implications for racialized wealth accumulation over generations, because often “white” neighborhoods were considered “worth investing in.” Check it out! Read more →

Group Talk Post #1

Group Talk Post #1 How Real is Race? A Sourcebook on Race, Culture, and Biology, by Carol C. Mukhopadhyay, Rosemary Henze, and Yolanda T. Moses. Worth a look! We all need to be equipped to explain how race categories were made by people. As I put it in Colormute, race categories are a social reality built on a biological fiction.… Read more →