Thoughtful Thursdays, Stayed on Freedom’s Call page 23, and Blockbusting

Critical thinking for Human Community

It is crucial that we each help our society to become more fully inclusive for all of us today, and to come and work together, for all of us, right? 

Especially where housing is concerned.

I believe that attention to shared histories, as in DC, may provide part of an answer.  I started a note about that, a few years ago, in my book Stayed on Freedom’s Call:

” … given person really was. White residents of the Capital felt that they knew both how to identify and what to expect from colored residents. He now found that those same misconceptions were being used by unethical real estate agents and speculators, now known as Block Busters, to frighten White home owners into selling cheaply, profiting on their fear of the unknown after over 70 years of nearly complete separation of races and classes in the District of Columbia.

Ironically…

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3 thoughts on “Thoughtful Thursdays, Stayed on Freedom’s Call page 23, and Blockbusting”

  1. Thank you for reposting this page from my free book, available on The Archive (please ask folks not to buy it in hard-copy, as my publisher changed contract details between this and my earlier book…)
    Shira

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